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Agrimarketing : Marketing Services Guide
MARKETING SERVICES | Consulting/Capital/M&A ABG/continued Services: Learning services, including blended, e-learning and instructor-led; strategic consulting for branding, growth, go-to-market and more; research, both qualitative and quantitative, customer satisfaction, pricing and position; technology solutions AGKNOWLOGY INC. 18957 Leslie St, Sharon, ON L0G 1V0; 905/478-2282 ext 226, FAX: 905/478-4122 Web site: www.agknowlogy.com Year established: 1999 Number of employees: 5 Services: AIM customer knowledge software, with focus on grower profiling, forecasting, goal setting and data mining; baseline assessments, gap repair and customer realignment workshops, ongoing measurements of performance on customer experiences that drive loyalty AGRICAPITAL CORPORATION 1410 Broadway, Ste 1802, New York,NY 10018; 212/944-9500, FAX: 212/944-9525 Web site: www.agricapital.com Year established: 1983 Number of employees: 7 (plus approximately 20 consultants) Ag Group Mgr: R. B. Halaby (email@example.com) Services: Mergers and acquisitions, financings, and consulting services, exclusively for agribusinesses BRIGHTPATHCAPITAL 11590 N. Meridian St, Ste 100, Carmel, IN 46032; 317/818-2680, FAX: 317/818-2681 Web site: www.brightpathcapital.com Year established: 1999 Number of employees: 6 Principal: Jim Budzynski (firstname.lastname@example.org) Services: Private equity for agri-food BROCK ASSOCIATES 2050W.Good Hope Rd, Milwaukee,WI 53209; 414/351-5500, 800/558-3431, FAX: 414/351-3140 Web site: www.brockreport.com Year established: 1980 Number of employees: 20 Pres: Richard Brock (email@example.com) Services: Diverse consulting services, 24-page Brock Report, daily market commentary, seminars, brokerage and editorial services THE CONTEXT NETWORK One Corporate Pl, Ste 472, 1501 42nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266; 515/225-2204, FAX: 515/225-0039 Web site: www.contextnet.com Year established: 1992 Number of employees: 16 dedicated staff consultants; network of 70-100 consultant Founding Partner: Tray Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org) Managing Partner: Steve Hawkins (email@example.com) Partner: Blake Sieker (firstname.lastname@example.org) Partner: Mike Borel (email@example.com) Services: An experience-based management consulting firm with a primary focus on the food and agribusiness industries, including biofuels DOANE ADVISORY SERVICES 77Westport Plaza, Ste 250, St. Louis, MO 63146; 314/569-2700, 800/535-2342, FAX: 314/569-1083 Web site: www.doane.com Year established: 1919 Chief Economist: Richard Pottorff (firstname.lastname@example.org) Client Dev Mgr: David Asbridge (email@example.com) Services: Forecasts, consulting services and market research studies for the agriculture industry FIRST NATIONAL INVESTMENT BANKING 215 10th St, Ste 1110,Des Moines, IA 50309; 800/366-8558, FAX: 515/246-0129 Web site: www.fnib.com 28 2009 MARKETING SERVICES GUIDE Year established: 2004 Number of employees: 25 Ag Group Mgr: James Eiler (firstname.lastname@example.org) New Business Contact: Katie Miller-Smith (email@example.com) Services: Full-service investment bank that provides merger and acquisition services, capital raising, financial advisory services, fixed income sales and trading, specialized capital markets products, and direct principal investments of mezzanine capital and private equity FOOD-CHAIN COMMUNICATIONS 233 SWGreenwich Dr, Ste 164, Lee’s Summit, MO 64082-4426; 816/987-2130 Founder: Kevin Murphy (firstname.lastname@example.org) Services: Food-Chain Communications is a marketing firm devoted to helping food-chain stakeholder’s (i.e. all those people who play a role in our global food system) communicate more effectively. THE GIC GROUP 1434 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703/684-1366, FAX: 703/684-1369 Web site: www.gicgroup.com Year established: 1980 Number of employees: 10 Pres: Richard Gilmore (email@example.com) Services: Agribusiness advisory and investment services GLOBAL INSIGHT 1500 Chester Pike, 800 Baldwin Tower, Eddystone, PA 19022; 610/490-4000, FAX: 610/490-2770 Web site: www.globalinsight.com Branch office: 800 Baldwin Towers, Eddystone, PA 19022 Year established: 1963 Number of employees: 600 Ag Svcs: Stewart Ramsey (firstname.lastname@example.org) Services: In-depth, consistent information and analysis of crops, livestock and farm income for the US, EU and Canada; crop and livestock commodity analysis for numerous other country and regional aggregates INFORMA ECONOMICS INC. 775 Ridge Lake Blvd, Ste 400, Memphis, TN 38120; 901/202-4600, FAX: 901/766-4402 Web site: www.informaecon.com Branch offices: Informa EconomicsWashington, 6862 Elm St, Ste 350, McLean, VA 22101-3867; Informa Economics St. Paul, 3464Washington Dr, Ste 120, Eagan, MN 55122-1438; Informa Economics Grand Rapids, 1316 Front St N.W., Ste 1, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Year established: 1977 Number of employees: 70 CEO: Bruce Scherr (email@example.com) Pres: Tom P. Scott Comms Dir: Karen M. McCary (firstname.lastname@example.org) Services: Comprehensive agriculture, food industry, agribusiness and commodity research, information, analysis and consulting ISSUES & INSIGHTS, PART OF THE ADFARM GROUP 130 Research Ln, Ste 7, Guelph ON N1G 5G3; 519/763-1957, 888/247-2547, FAX: 519/763-1957 Web site: www.issuesinsights.com Year established: 2007 Number of employees: 5 Consulting Svcs Dir: Rob Hannam (email@example.com) Issues Strategist: Robynne Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Insights & Strategy Lead: Kelly Green (email@example.com) Issues & Comms Lead: Heidi Dancho (firstname.lastname@example.org) Strategic Consultant: Mary Lou McCutcheon (email@example.com) Services: Issues management, public and community relations; government and industry relations, communications tools, strategic planning, opportunity analysis, market intelligence, opinion gathering and facilitation CLIFF JOHNSON MARKETING 12820 Laurie Ln, Chaska, MN 55318; 952/466-2288 Web site: www.puttingdownroots.net Year established: 1988 Number of employees: 1 Pres: Cliff Johnson Services: Helping leaders clarify their vision and developing innovative strategies for transforming their vision into reality; writing (all forms); book publishing KENT GROUP INC. PO Box 785, Minocqua,WI 54548; 715/358-7528, FAX: 715/358-7794 Web site: www.kentgroupinc.com Year established: 1991 Number of employees: 4 Pres/CEO: James Kent (firstname.lastname@example.org) VP: Sean Dingeldein Services: Management of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for agribusiness and food companies; assisting large corporations in managing the sale of a subsidiary and owners of privately owned businesses PHILLIPS MCDOUGALL The Vineyard Business Centre, Ste 2, Saughland, Pathhead, Midlothian, EH37-5XP,United Kingdom; (+44 0) 1875/320-601, FAX: (+44 0) 1875/320-613 Owner: Matthew Phillips (email@example.com) Owner: John McDougall (firstname.lastname@example.org) Services: Crop protection, agricultual biotechnology studies, analysis and consulting PLANALYTICS, INC. 1325 Morris Dr, Ste 201,Wayne, PA19087; 610/640-9485, 800/882-5881, FAX: 610/640-0147 Web site: www.planalytics.com Branch office: 100 Pall Mall, St. James, London SW1V 5WP United Kingdom CEO: Fredrick Fox COO: Scott Bernhardt Managing Dir: Jed Lafferty (email@example.com) Mktg Dir: David Frieberg Services:Weather is the most volitile external factor influencing crop and livestock production. Planalytics understands weather from a business perspective and how it impacts forecasting, planning, buying and transportation, as well as marketing, positioning and selling products to farmers and ranchers STRATHKIRN INC. 2214 Stoneridge Terr Ct, Chesterfield, MO 63017-7120; 636/530-6943, FAX: 636/530-6945 Web site: www.strathkirn.com Year established: 1995 Number of employees: 2 Managing Dir: James S. McLaren, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Services: Consultation in the management of science, product development, market planning, and business strategies