Following the merger of Banque Nationale de Paris and Banque Paribas,
Catalyst staged a series of programmes designed to unify the people,
practises and cultures of many departments within the newly formed
“I am writing to acknowledge the part which Catalyst have
played in the smooth and successful integration of many of our teams,
following the recent BNP/Paribas merger.
As always, your input has proved both enjoyable and valuable,
and has without doubt helped to overcome a great many cultural and
practical barriers which would otherwise have significantly impeded
All of the managers who have used your programmes have reported
valuable benefits in terms of team performance and communications,
and we look forward to a continuing successful relationship.”
Giulia Taliani, Corporate Communications Events Manager, BNP Paribas.
As an integral element of Bacardi-Martini’s ‘Teamwork
2000’ initiative, Catalyst delivered a series of programmes
designed to develop the quality and effectiveness of teamworking
and communications throughout the organisation.
“I just wanted to write to you now that we have come to
the end of the first six months programme of ‘Teamwork 2000’
which has been rolled out to 180 of our employees so far.
As teamwork is one of our core values it is probably the most
important area that we train in.
Catalyst are the most innovative providers that we have come across.
The training is fun and effective in terms of implementation back
in the workplace.
We are looking forward to the next courses. Thanks again for all
your efforts and well done!”
Colleen Potter, Training & Communications Manager, Bacardi-Martini.
In a partnership spanning over a decade which has seen the size
of their business increase tenfold, Catalyst have created and delivered
all manor of experiences in a wide range of settings - from teambuilding
programmes to staff conferences. The common thread linking all our
work has been building the unique culture of the world’s most
“Having witnessed the impact of Catalyst’s
contribution, and personally experienced much of your work, I can
say with conviction that during my years with Microsoft you have
been a pivotal factor in growing the culture of success, creativity
and entrepreneurship which exists throughout Microsoft UK.
I firmly believe that you are unique in your field, possessing
a rare combination of talent and creative flair, and combining this
with the ability to listen and understand objectives, and then deliver
on promises with impressive results.
I appreciate and value all that you have done.”
David Svendsen, former Head of Microsoft UK.