Sam Chahda

Sam Chahda

Senior Advisor

Value Proposition

Sam works with business owners and professionals to help increase productivity and personal satisfaction. His focus is on helping companies achieve future business growth and success by working with them to identify goals, opportunities and strategies. With more than three decades of entrepreneurial-laden experience in management, integrated marketing and strategic aptitude, Sam has a proven ability to lead and coach individuals and teams through diverse and challenging situations. A visionary with a clear sense of purpose and integrity, Sam’s talent for making rapid assessments of diverse challenges has led to action plans that drive market share, revenue, and growth.

Selected Engagements

  • Currently working with Principals of financial advisory firms and their teams in Western Canada to help clarify the direction of their practice, develop practical solutions, and meet short and long-term business objectives.
  • Led a multi-million dollar office furniture company, implementing creative marketing initiatives and redirecting the company’s focus to acquire new business resulting in tripled revenue within four years.
  • Established a Health and Wellness facility, including the programs designed to reduce stress, increase strength, improve mobility, and create life balance.
  • Successfully developed a new manufacturing division within an existing enterprise resulting in 30% savings and significant competitive advantage in that product delivery.
  • President of a marketing communications firm overseeing all areas of creative development and implementation, which won the company and its clients several honours in the video industry’s top award shows.
  • Developed sales and marketing strategy and implementation plan for a Calgary manufacturing and retail facility. Grew the sales team by 40%, and coached them through to an improved closing ratio and clientele.
  • Created internal media training and marketing programs for an insurance industry leader, and advanced their sales growth by implementing reward and recognition programs.
  • Produced all creative media communications and live events for multi-million dollar international sales conferences, which included on-site production and live accolades.
  • Developed Business Insight Analysis and Strategic Marketing Plan for a Calgary based provider of Health Safety Environment Consulting and Risk Management services to significantly grow their market share.

Qualifications

  • Behavioral and Conflict Resolution (2014)
  • Foundations of Leadership Coaching: Newfield Network at University of Calgary, AB (2013)
  • Sales Management: Clements Consulting, Calgary, AB (2006)
  • Business Forum Moderation: World Entrepreneur’s Organization, Calgary, AB (2000 – 2007)
  • Ryerson Polytechnical Institute: Television Production, Toronto, ON (1985)

News & Articles

To learn more about Sam please contact Managing Principal Gord Forbes.

Phone: (403) 264-8195   ext.1006
Toll Free: (888) 282-8450
Email: gforbes@osborneinterim.com

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