Managing a Global Team
Pinxter has the unique issue of managing a global team where a significant portion of their talent is located in Ukraine’s turbulent city of Crimea. In December of 2014, President Barack Obama passed Executive Order 13685: Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to the Crimea Region of Ukraine. The sanction included property such as documentation, money, and technology. Since Pinxter’s team was located in Crimea at the time, the executives had the impromptu task of relocating just under half of their company overnight.