Falls Church, VA, December 21, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- A long-time dedicated executive strategist and competitive intelligence advocate and professional, Nan Bulger has had an extensive career as both a practitioner and an international consultant, serving profit, non-profit and academic entities. Effective January 7, 2013 Ms. Bulger will assume the duties of the Executive Director of the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) association.
"These are challenging economic times for the global community and the competency of intelligence is a key skill and component in equipping a company and its employees in competing in the global landscape," said Ms. Bulger. “SCIP exists for the membership and we intend to build an association that is fully focused on delivering value to its membership. I look forward to leading the SCIP organization and building a globally recognized organization that equips its membership with four things; education and training, a forum for debate, best practice tools and frameworks and a formal global network of peers.
“In the coming months and years, SCIP will soon see the benefit from Nan’s leadership, strategy and intelligence capabilities,” added Michel Bernaiche, Chair of the SCIP Board of Directors. “Her passion and enthusiasm for the intelligence profession is a breath of fresh air, she is the perfect match for the challenges SCIP faces. I wish her the best.”
Ms. Bulger was most recently Global Lead and Sector Senior Director of Strategic Planning, Market and Business Intelligence for Philips Healthcare. She has progressively built career experience as a revenue generator with P&L responsibility in a variety of operational functions across the business continuum where she consistently drove the application of competitive intelligence as a foundational and critical competency and discipline. A consummate international team builder, Ms. Bulger has led global professionals through times of change and crisis in the creation and successful implementation of full scale strategic plans, market strategies, and competitive and business intelligence analytics programs. She has a B.S. in Physics/Environmental Science from Bridgewater State University, an M.B.A. in Strategy and Marketing from Southern New Hampshire University, and an Executive Certificate in Strategic Risk and Uncertainty from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
About Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP)
With members in over 70 countries, SCIP is a 3000-member global non-profit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing strategic and competitive intelligence. Education and training have been a critical component of SCIP’s member services since the Society’s founding in 1986, 1986 and SCIP provides its global membership access to the world’s most admired certification program. In addition to articles and books, SCIP provides networking opportunities at its annual conferences in the US, Europe, Brazil and Singapore, and through chapter meetings and webinars. The Society supports everyone involved in creating and managing strategic and competitive intelligence, and many members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, science and technology.