Consumer Goods

President/CEO in Consumer Goods – with a proven track record, most recently as the CEO of a private equity owned mid-market company generating significant financial results with revenue growth changing from -5% to +13%, adjusted EBITDA from -12% to +17%. Extensive financial experience with P&L accountability ($40 to $500 million), balance sheet and cash flow ownership as well as M&A negotiation and integration. Ability to lead, develop and execute a strategic roadmap to build, buy or borrow to create competitive advantage and investor value. Academy Consumer Packaged Goods experience with well-known brands such as Gatorade, Rice-a-Roni and Weight Watchers; outstanding ability to translate market, consumer and customer information into insight and effective sales (including eCommerce), integrated marketing (traditional and digital), and new product development initiatives. Known as a leader who attracts and mentors talent. MBA, finance, from the University of Chicago and B.S. in economics, marketing and entrepreneurial management from The Wharton School. Code COG493

Senior executive – experienced at building businesses from $20MM to $450MM in revenue. Leadership experience in Fortune 100, mid-sized and start-up environments at both public and private equity portfolio companies. Significant contributor to successful private equity exit. Solid track record of driving top and bottom line growth across a wide range of consumable and durable industries. Strengths include strategic and organizational leadership, new market entry and margin enhancement. Top tier MBA in marketing and strategy, leadership experience at blue chip consumer product companies. Code CON406

Accomplished CEO/President Consumer Goods – Experienced leader with track record delivering profitable growth in both stand-alone businesses up to $300M and within divisions of Fortune 500 companies. Market focused executive with a history translating consumer/customer insights into growth driving initiatives including new products, new channels, and new markets. Extensive experience identifying and integrating accretive add-on acquisitions. Has created value in both growth and turn-around environments. Extensive P&L responsibility with comprehensive experience with all aspects of the Income Statement and Balance Sheet. Has also led private equity backed companies including several 25%+ IRR exits. Known for building great teams that work together to deliver outstanding results. MBA from a top five business school. Code CON409

COO/CFO or Board Member – Food Processing Entrepreneur – Partner with big four accounting firm with 10 years of advising publically owned food processing and retail grocer clients. Engineered the “management buy-out” of a meat processing company. C-level position for 20+ years of managing, owning, and growing that meat processor who sold to major fast food and casual dining foodservice companies and national retail grocery chains. After being named COO, the business doubled to more than $300 million in six years; while profits more than tripled to $6.3 million during the same time span. Expanded into the retail grocery business by negotiating a joint venture with a processor already in that segment. The joint venture profitably grew to over $100 million in sales in five years. Negotiated and managed the $90 million sale of the company to a private equity firm. Managed the site selection and successful start-up for a $15 million, 85,000 square foot Greenfield plant. Operational analytics, budgeting, and large customer account management are specific areas of expertise. Code CON410

Consumer Focused COO/CMO – 25 years of experience analyzing, serving and developing products and services for consumers around the world. Leadership positions in four different companies have resulted in increased valuations of: $500+ million; $150+ million; $35 million and ~$25 million resulting from cross-platform brand extensions, new market development and entry, and the development of six high-impact, multi-year, multi-country, cross-media marketing campaigns. Deep experience base in creating site-specific consumer experiences and environments; building consumer-oriented digital/social media platforms; driving pricing strategy and new product design efforts; and developing/ managing the production of TV, digital, radio and outdoor marketing creative. 10 years of direct, operating experience in 20 countries and overall management oversight for brands and businesses spanning across six continents. Began career at McKinsey in the consumer and media practices; MBA from Harvard. Code COG402

President/CEO-Consumer Goods – Global leader with a consistent track record of delivering outstanding results for top tier U.S. and European consumer goods companies. Has added nearly $1 billion in top line sales to companies worked for to-date. Full P&L responsibility for companies up to $350mm. Has managed businesses in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Canada. Multi-category experience in major consumer goods segments … food, beverages, personal care and household products. Strong new products success in developing breakthrough, must have brands. Experience in managing within public and family controlled environments. Experience in plant start-ups/plant management. Multi-lingual, French and Spanish. Top business school MBA. Code COG375

CEO/President for Consumer Goods Industry – This executive offers 30 years experience with CEO roles in consumer goods and technology businesses. Most recently, over a two year period, grew a NASDAQ listed US based consumer goods business with three acquisitions and sold company at an 80% premium to closing share price. Increased revenues by 70% in less than three years and dramatically improved profitability at the company. Ran $400M consumer product/technology business for large multinational. As CEO, grew an IT services business from $25M to $350M revenue in three and a half years using only $10M in capital. Has run start-ups, high growth and mature businesses with revenues ranging from $3M – $1B, in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Track record in strategy development and execution, in building great teams and in delivering great returns for shareholders. Ran strategy and business development for a US based Fortune 100 company and for a $50B market cap business based in Australia; successfully concluded multiple acquisitions and joint ventures. Code COG356

Accomplished CEO Consumer Goods/Services – with consistent record of building international luxury branded consumer products and services companies in established high-growth environments and emerging companies. Full P&L responsibility for companies $60MM to $2B. Significant knowledge of affluent consumer, providing sound, strategic vision across marketing and operations disciplines in complex multi-unit/multi-channel businesses. Familiar with Boardroom and Corporate Governance issues, merger and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, IPO and private equity funding. MBA Top 5 business school. Code COG368

Dairy/Confectionery Products CEO – Extensive confectionery and dairy products experience with revenues up to $800 million. Significant experience partnering with private equity and privately owned businesses to build companies through acquisition and organic growth. Key qualities are strategic planning and execution, new business development, operations, P&L management, brand building, communication, and sales growth. Code COG353

Senior Executive – with operating experience, including P&L management, and strategy consulting experience. Experience focused in technology and financial services sales and marketing to the consumer and small business markets. Strong leadership, strategic and complex problem solving skills. Top-tier educational background in economics and finance, including an MBA from top 5 Business School. Code COG341

President/CEO Consumer Products or Services – experienced builder of large ($1.5 billion) and small ($75 million) companies. Twenty years P&L leadership roles with Fortune 100 consumer companies: division president twice. Four successful engagements as CEO for private equity portfolio companies. “Revenue DNA.” Exceptional marketing and sales acumen. CMO for the beverage sector of one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies. Served on two public and six private boards; chaired Compensation Committees and developed Long Term Compensation Programs. MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma) from top ten business school, and Industrial Engineer.  Masters level governance accreditation with both NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) and the American College of Corporate Directors. Code COG304

Global Chief Executive of Consumer Product Companies – This CEO has served as president of several large European-based consumer product brands including watches, jewelry, and clothing. Most recently he has been retained by a number of clients in the U.S. consumer products and services sectors. One assignment includes serving as CEO to manage two recently acquired cosmetics companies from LVMH in California. Significantly improved gross margins (from 40% to 67%) by restructuring and repositioning these two brands. Converted stock into working capital, initiated employee incentive program. Bachelor of Arts and MA Public Communications. Code COG331

President/CEO in Consumer Goods Industry – Currently President of an integrated aesthetics business.  Responsible for product development, store operations, e-commerce, marketing, finance, human resources, legal, real estate, call center, and fulfillment functions.  During tenure, increased sales from $28MM in 2003 to $37.7MM in 2006 and transformed the value proposition of the business that led to securing $30MM in new capital.  Ivy League degree in Economics. Code COG239

President and CEO of multinational fortune 500 consumer goods companies – Currently serves as CEO of $300MM multi-brand, multi-channel consumer goods company.  Bold turnaround specialist, responsible for taking current company to #1 in industry in terms of market share and profitability in its market place.  Ivy League MBA and Fulbright Scholar. Code COG240

Consumer Products Manufacturing and Sales Executive – Has served as president, CEO, COO and VP of Sales and marketing with over 18 years of P&L responsibility in blue chip and entrepreneurial business endeavors including equity brands, private label and contract manufacturing. Significant experience in middle market pharmaceuticals and personal care products. Has helped take several companies from $50 million to $100 million or more in annual revenue. BS in Business Administration. Many professional positions in consumer healthcare and management associations. Code COG203

CEO of Consumer Goods Company – Currently a senior executive for a top financial advisory firm. Previously served as CEO of a company with revenues in excess of $85MM. Restructured the organization to become a global sourcing business, reducing labor and manufacturing expenses by more than $2MM; negotiated $31MM unsecured working capital and revolving line of credit; enhanced profitability by more than $1MM. CPA; BS in Business Administration. Code COG259

President of Multiple Brand Apparel Companies – This executive has most recently served as a consultant to industry leaders in consumer goods manufacturing. Has previously served as president of $400 million group of companies marketing private label apparel products to department, chain and specialty stores. Also served as president of two international manufacturers of active sportswear and athletic footwear. In total was president of five well-known apparel companies over the past 25 years. MBA top 10 business school. Code COG215

International Senior Financial Executive – Has over 15 years experience in diversified global mergers/acquisitions, finance, operations, and systems implementation. Achieved multiple successes in cross-country facility relocation, risk management and corporate-wide ERP programs. Has served as CFO and Senior Vice President of leading hair care industry company, generating over $200 million in revenue. Masters, Business Administration. Code COG221

Consumer Goods and Entertainment Industry Executive – Most recently CEO of a publicly-traded audio industry leader within the middle market (under $200 million revenue). Experience includes several successful turnaround efforts, significant success in the communications and entertainment industries as a CFO and CEO. MBA with honors, BS magna cum laude. Code COG202