Analytical Instruments strategizes Sri Lanka growth, retains MTI

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Analytical Instruments has acquired the expertise of MTI Consulting to develop their strategic plan for the next 10 years. The project kicked off recently and is at the initial stages of the strategy development exercise. MTI’s Bahrain-based CEO Hilmy Cader will be taking on the lead on this project given MTI’s impressive credentials in Strategic Planning, both in Sri Lanka and the region. Analytical Instruments which was established in 1989, has grown exponentially over the years to become a key supplier of latest technologies and products to diverse markets in the laboratory Industry of medical, analytical and agriculture sectors in Sri Lanka, reliably and efficiently.

Currently their portfolio includes quality branded products such as medical diagnostic products and reagents, high technology analytical equipment and instrumentation, animal husbandry products, general laboratory products, consumables and chemicals.

On 1 January 2014, AIPL celebrated 25 years of its committed presence in the industry. AI is setting sights of becoming the most trusted partner in the laboratory industry in to the future It is to make this goal achievable that AI has used the services of MTI Consulting to identify and plan its long and medium term growth objectives and strategies.

At the kick-off session, Chairman of Analytical Instruments, Jayasundara said, “AI is at a juncture where it needs to assume complete ground zero in order to critically review the current business strategies and reformulate them in line to the goals set for the next 10 years. In the process there are several challenges that need to be addressed such as the development of a business and governance structure, succession plan and identification of additional revenue streams. And this has been the rationale behind using an independent experienced consultant such MTI so that an outside in perspective can be taken when addressing each of the above.”

This strategic planning exercise which is based on MTI’s 8S Strategizing Model, was presented by MTIC CEO Hilmy Cader to the senior management of Analytical Instruments during the kickoff session. MTI’s 8S Model is a robust framework that has been used in over 25 countries, across diverse industries. This framework starts with identifying the scope of the business, scanning the operating environment, setting the Sights for the business and formulating strategies that extends to systems, structure, social responsibility and staff.

MTI Consulting is an internationally-networked boutique management consultancy, offering advisory services in Strategy, Strategic Planning, Corporate Re-structuring, Process Re-engineering, Performance Management, International Market Entry, Feasibility Studies, Due Diligence, Corporate Finance, M&A, HR, Executive Search / Head Hunting, Marketing Strategy, Branding and Market Research.

Since the inception in 1997, MTI has worked on over 520 assignments in over 43 countries, covering a diverse range of industries, clients and business challenges.

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