Who is Rick Yvanovich

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Executive Coach, a Serial Entrepreneur, a Techie, a Brit, a baby boomer, and a professional bean counter.

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Rick inspires and transforms professionals for consistently higher achievement (through coaching)

Entrepreneur, Techie, Brit, baby boomer, bean counter in: supermarkets, accounting profession, breweries, newsagents, defence manufacturing, IT, Talent, F&B, property development and BP, in the UK, China, Singapore, Switzerland and Vietnam. Posted to BP China as Finance Manager, then to BP Vietnam in 1990 making him likely the longest Brit and one of the most seasoned expats in Vietnam.

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Fellow Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Fellow CPA Australia, MSc Strategic Business Management (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), Certified Coaching and Mentoring Professional (CCMP), Certified Master Coach (CMC)

Treasurer & Board Member BritCham Vietnam, Vice-Chair AMCHAM HCMC DEC (Digital Economy) Group, Chairman Industry Advisory Committee RMIT Vietnam, founder/co-founder/investor/advisor of multiple start-ups.

Regular speaker for Talent, Coaching, Accounting, Digital Transformation, Project Management, Doing Business in Vietnam.

Rick is a Hubspot pro and advocate. He has been certified in Marketing Software, Frictionless Sales and various other Hubspot's popular courses.

What others think about Rick

Rick has provided over 10 hours of team coaching sessions to me and my team at Tribee.vn . Thanks to Rick's coaching, we have managed to define our team purpose statement, team mission, corporate values, and create a client value proposition map. All within 4 coaching sessions which appeared to me to be an extremely efficient and successful process. Thanks to Rick's coaching, we’ve managed to understand better our core motivation to run the business. With that, we have successfully evolved our business model. It led us to winning new customers almost immediately after, which is something we had struggled with for 6 months prior to the engagement with Rick. I can’t thank enough for the impact Rick has left on our team and the business!

Pawel Gorski

CEO at Tribee

Rick is an amazing coach and inspiring leader. I am humbled to have the opportunity to work with him personally during my first placement as a marketing intern, for an international company. Thanks to Rick's committed attention to his employees, including the interns, I had a very uplifting 3 month virtual internship. I made numerous unforgettable connections and learnt so many things about marketing in the safe learning environment that he has created so meticulously. Most importantly, I've grown a lot in terms of personal development, owing much to the Kaizen culture that Rick endorses to his employees. I believe that any group led by Rick will end up in a good place. Thank you for letting me work at TRG International for the past 3 months!

Cindy Nguyen

Inside Sales Representative at DELL Technologies

Rick is a hugely influential director in our company. He has all the qualities that I admire in a leader - people management, ambitions and a great strategic mind. Moreover, despite being the top top director, he is always open to staff for conversation and feedback, never takes them for granted. He is the figure that inspires everybody in the company to try their best in their daily work. Overall, he is a type of leader that I always look up to throughout my career ladder.

Toan (Tom) Nguyen

Senior Associate - Agility Practitioner at Kainos

Rick is a brilliant entrepreneur who excels at combining strategy, process and technology to design creative solutions to problems. I have found him to be extremely thoughtful and articulate, and willing to put in that extra effort for the benefit of others.

Dario Priolo

Chief Marketing Officer at Sciolytix

I have known Rick for over ten years. Rick puts incredible energy into any client engagement - I am always happy to refer him to companies I come into contact with as I know he will do a thoroughly professional job, and always over-delivers.

Craig Martin

Chairman at Dynam Capital Limited

I have known Rick since 1993 and watched TRG grow from strength to strength. His thoughtful approach to business shows up in the results he gets for his customers.

Tom Vovers

Chairman Of The Board at HR2B / Talent Recruitment JSC

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