SINGAPORE, February 15, 2013 /Stanford Who’s Who/
Stanford Who’s Who proudly announces the addition of Jeremy Blain to the ranks of professional individuals as a result of his work in the field of training and development. As Managing Director of Cegos Asia Pacific Pte Ltd as well as throughout his entire career, Jeremy has consistently demonstrated the dedication, vision, and skills required to be considered among the best.
Cegos Asia Pacific is the Asian subsidiary of Cegos Group, the largest European training organization. Founded in France in 1926, Cegos holds operations in over 50 countries and enjoys a reputation for excellence in human resources development, training and operational consulting services, with a turnover in excess of $220 Million USD per annum. The firm is headquartered in Paris, with its Asia Pacific operation headquartered in Singapore, having been active in the region for over 15 years. Cegos is widely appreciated for its ground-breaking and versatile learning programs that surpass borders, language, delivery mechanism and cultural barriers.
Jeremy is a Partner within Cegos Group, a position that enables him to be at the heart of the company’s Global Strategic definition and execution. His current and previous roles reinforce his strong credentials of leading and management growth within the international enterprise.
As Managing Director of Cegos Asia Pacific and Partner at Cegos Group, Jeremy applies his expertise from previous roles such as commercial professional, director, trainer, coach, program author, and CEO when he worked with such well-established international organizations as Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo. Jeremy is highly regarded for his outstanding skills in social media, international sales & negotiation, cross-border account management, business strategy definition and execution, leadership development, and talent management. A cultural leader and manager, Jeremy is specialized in business globalization, global channel management, and global go-to-market strategies.
As one of Cegos’ senior executives, Jeremy is a frequent international conference speaker and media commentator on topics related to the global L&D market. Themes include: the Integration of Emerging and Informal Learning Technologies; the Importance of Performance Measurement and Proving ROI; Developing ‘Core’ Leadership, Management and Commercial Skills To Achieve Competitive Business Advantage; Change Management and How To Implement Successful International Training Strategies.
He has also published a series of white papers on issues relevant to L&D. These are still current and available through Jeremy’s profile on LinkedIn, and include:
- The major learning trends and indicators for 2013 within the Asia Pacific region, November 2012
- Communities of Practice and application to organisations everywhere, May 2012
- Blended Learning and its Applications for Asian Companies Today, March 2012- Developing Multicultural Leadership and Management Skills in Today’s Increasingly Globalised Workplace, November 2011
- Global Themes & Trends – European, US and Brazilian Comparisons on the Key Drivers and Issues in L&D Today, October 2011
- Learning in the Cloud – Opportunities & Threats, September 2011
- Cegos/ASTD global learning trends research: A comparison between what is happening among learners today and the perceptions of learning professionals, July 2011
- ‘Training Today, Training Tomorrow – An Analysis of Learning Trends Across Europe and Global Comparisons’, May 2011.
- ‘Corporate Philanthropy: How Strategies are Changing and How Cegos is Helping to Make an Impact’, May 2011
- ‘The Rise of Virtual Learning’, April 2011
During his collegiate career Mr. Blain acquired a Master of Management in International Business from the Australian Institute of Business and a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Ancient History and Classical Archeology from Sheffield University. In addition, he is a member of the Institute of Directors in UK, Singapore Training and Development Association, and ASTD. Jeremy is also a Certified Master Trainer by several authority groups including MBTI, SDI, Persona Inc and DiSC.