5th OPEX Summit Speaker: Pendar Shahbazi, KIA Motors
Pendar Shahbazi, Head of Business Enhancement Team, KIA Motors Slovakia will be speaking at Corporate Parity’s upcoming 5th Annual Global Process Improvement and Operational Excellence Summit. The event will take place on 27th-29th March 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and will become a platform for business leaders across the globe to connect, learn, get inspired, and discuss the latest technological developments and challenges posed by the rapidly changing global environment.
Pendar is currently the head of business enhancement team in KIA Motors Slovakia, reporting directly to the CEO and President. Here, he is in charge of the balanced scorecard, strategy, process and performance excellence. Previously, he and his team have been involved in providing solutions and trainings for companies such as Toyota, Nissan, HSBC, BP, Shell, and Pfizer, among others.
Pendar is an expert in aligning performance with strategy, with international experience spanning the UK , Middle East, Europe and Asia. He has worked on performance improvement, operational excellence, strategic planning and process mining to create strategy maps for different companies and different industries. He graduated in Civil Engineering and is also an MBA holder. Since 2003, Pendar has worked for multiple groups within the telecommunications, automotive, oil and gas, and petrochemical industries. In 2009, he was Director for International Affair and Relations Development at the Oil Ministry Rahbaran Petrochemical Company where he was in charge of performance improvement and people development. He directed the group focusing on business improvement in all subsidiaries of the National Petrochemical Company, bringing this knowledge to 48 Petrochemical companies and 37 oil and gas companies.
Pendar strongly believes that without people and their engagement, the implementation of strategy and, consequently, performance improvement are impossible. He has a passion for improving performance and people, and firmly believes that it can’t be a ‘one size fits all’ story.
Don’t miss the chance to gain strategic insight from top industry experts, and learn the skills needed to transform organizations and achieve excellent performance across all levels. Download our brochure and sign up for the 5th OPEX summit today.