COO/CFO or Board Member – Meat Processing – C-level executive with 20+ years of managing, owning, and growing a meat processing company selling to the foodservice and retail grocery industries. Business grew from $171 million in 2000 when named COO, to $300 million in 2006; while profits more than tripled from $1.7 million to $6.3 million during the same time span. Created joint venture to enter the retail grocery segment; the JV was profitable in its second month of operation; achieved operating profit of $2.8 million within 4 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. A CPA by training, managed the relationships for several publicly-owned food processing companies and advised ownership on their merger and acquisition transactions. Operational analytics, budgeting, and large customer account management are specific areas of expertise. Code MAN410

CEO/COO/CFO or Board Advisor – C-Level executive with 25+ years of experience working with PE-owned middle market portfolio companies in various consumer and manufacturing industries, such as apparel, food products, furniture and equipment rental. Co-founder and CFO, for 20 years, of an international apparel manufacturer which grew from $25MM to over $170MM in revenues. Recent assignments have been with under-performing or financially distressed businesses, e.g., refinanced $60MM loan package resulting in $1MM annual interest savings and over $4MM first year cash flow savings (debt amortization). Successfully led lender refinance project resulting in $400k annual savings and $10MM in additional availability. A CPA by training, several of the recent successes were the result of a refinance out of a lender forbearance agreement with challenging circumstances between management, the Board of Directors and the lead bank. Cash flow management and budgeting are specific areas of experience. Code MAN405

CEO/President/GM – Hands-on, results-driven, versatile leader with diverse operational experience and a strong financial background. Most recently CEO of a carve out, building a stand-alone $100M high quality battery manufacturer and distributor serving global OEMs and the aftermarket. Delivered 70% growth and 8 consecutive years of industry-leading ROI. Applied lean principles to deliver optimal customer value with minimal resources. Created an aligned, accountable and sustainable culture. Launched two new product lines and an imported segment; reduced error rates by over 90% and fulfillment times by over 50%. Led capex projects to increase finishing and assembly productivity by 80% and 36%. Deep multifunctional experiences including finance, pricing and brand management, building vendor alliances, international sales and sourcing, production planning and M&A. Prior roles leading profitable growth and turnarounds of $15M to $45M manufacturing, wholesale distribution, and transportation businesses. BS in Economics. CPA. Code MAN399

CEO, President, Vice President – Outstanding senior executive with reputation for integrity, a focus on customer satisfaction, and hands-on metric driven management of complex programs and operations. Extensive experience with technically-based enterprises that require financial management and a broad based understanding of multiple disciplines, complex markets and compliance with government regulations, laws and standards. Highly successful in developing relationships with senior leadership inside and outside organization, assuming leadership roles in resolution of complex problems, and delivering value that exceeds customer expectations. Led and motivated diverse teams, driving P&L for combined revenues in excess of $50 million. Bilingual English / Spanish both oral and written. Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering. Code MAN391

CEO/President/General Manager – Serial private equity company CEO in $25-250M businesses with extensive experience in turnarounds and organic growth acceleration leading to subsequent sale of public and private companies to strategic buyers (e.g., McKesson, Halma, Danaher) at a 20+% market premium. Recently drove a 284% ROA improvement through implementation of Lean JIT manufacturing and Kanban supply chain processes in a global B-to-B capital equipment manufacturer. Implemented new product development and commercialization process resulting in 27+% CAGR. Improved customer segment and product category profit contribution by 15+% through Pareto continuous improvement methodology. Oversaw development of social media and Web 2.0 tools increasing lead generation by 78% while reducing cost by 93%. Deep domain expertise in vertically integrated global test & measurement, electronics, engineered materials, diagnostics, photonics, optics, spectroscopy, B-to-B direct marketing and wholesale distribution businesses. Delivers financial and operational results above industry mean through “big picture” strategic approach complemented with granular identification of market, talent, resource and economic drivers. Quickly identifies and addresses leadership talent gaps through KRA/KPI system. Recurring theme of converting underperforming Balance Sheet fixed assets to investable growth generating capital through Lean process implementation. B.S., Information Systems and Marketing. Code MAN388

President/General Manager – Versatile executive with extensive experience in the turnaround and subsequent sale of small and mid-sized companies. Has a diverse manufacturing background including direct P&L responsibility for businesses in the plastics, packaging, and print industries. Managed a recent turnaround as President of a private equity owned company that had sustained operating losses for several years. Within three years, business recorded an above industry average 15% return on sales. Developed a “value based selling” process leading to a 50% increase in sales and implemented an “operational excellence” initiative with improvements in downtime (44%), material waste (42%), and labor utilization (25%). Successfully sold the business to a publicly traded company for 3+ times the previous asking price. Code MAN384

International Manufacturing President and CEO – Multi-lingual, results oriented and performance driven executive leader with international experience in manufacturing and B2B environment. Recently ran a $250M global high performance technology company serving the automotive, heavy equipment and general industrial markets. Doubled revenue within five years and grew company to 25% world market share, quadrupling profitability at the same time. Achieved over 25% cost reduction in one year despite very tough union environment in France and in Germany. Oversaw nine plants in the Americas, Europe and in Asia in addition to 23 sales offices and three R&D labs in America and Europe. Very strong understanding of “continuous improvement” and deep knowledge of Six SIGMA, ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001. Have acquired add-ons in Europe and in the Americas and built green-field plants in Brazil, Slovakia, China and India. Significant experience with restructuring and turn-around situations and company ownership changes. Multilingual: English, German and French. MBA from leading European University. Code: MAN379

President/COO/General Manager – Versatile and dynamic C-Level executive with a keen ability to solve complex organizational problems by creating and implementing innovative solutions. Managed a turnaround that enabled a $10MM manufacturing company to go from a net operating loss to 14% adjusted EBITDA in four years. Led company effort to develop three new products in the last five years including two patent applications compared to one new product in the prior ten years. Negotiated several strategic alliances to complete the product line, as well as developing sources in China to reduce manufacturing costs. Significant consulting experience with nationally prominent firms. B.S and MBA from top Ivy League university. Code MAN378

Chemicals – Entrepreneurial chemicals executive with strong sales, marketing and financial background. Participated as investor / manager in leveraged buyout of $100 Million specialty chemical company. Member of 4-person board of directors. Created 10X ROI for shareholders. Participated in private equity backed carveout of specialty chemicals business from multinational parent. Served on board. Recently created 2 US businesses for Indian oleo chemical and consumer goods company. Negotiated and completed acquisition of consumer goods manufacturing plant with $20 Million EV for Indian parent. Incorporated, started and ran $40 Million US subsidiary of Brazilian public company (NYSE and BOVESPA). Doubled profit in year one. Completed due diligence on a $100 Million acquisition target. Has extensive international chemical business experience. Set up sales channels for specialty chemical company in Europe, South America, Asia and India. Pioneered purchasing relationships globally to reduce key raw material costs. Manufacturing experience includes leading TQM teams to increase capacity by 25% and improve reliability. Board memberships: Venture backed chemical technology company and privately owned surfactant company. Served as president of non-profit board. Is an accomplished leader, manager, fundraiser and public speaker. MBA with distinction, top 5 US School. BS Chemistry, top 5 UK School. Code MAN371

President/Executive Officer – 15 years as a rapid turnaround specialist for private equity and public companies with a vast background in a variety of manufacturing arenas with significant domestic and international experience. Expertise with negotiating complex mergers, partnerships and alliances. Orchestrated sale of a private equity company for a substantial profit. Demonstrated ability to identify niche markets, design and develop new patented products and systems to become a global market competitor. Proven record of increasing revenues and profits while decreasing operational costs. Increased EBITDA from $5MM to over $30MM during his tenure as President. BS in Electrical Engineering. Multiple patent holder. Code MAN365

GM/OperationsVP – Currently VP Operations for a $150M high-technology equipment and consumables company. Former commissioned military officer (aviator), top-tier MBA grad, and McKinsey alum. Has had large and small company P&L accountability and has extensive experience in Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Logistics, Technical Service, and Product Development. Also brings a strong background in strategic analysis, proven project implementation skills (Lean Six-Sigma), significant international experience, and expertise in negotiating and structuring complex partnerships/alliances. Bsc Economics, MBA. Code MAN345

President/COO/Sr.VP – An international executive with full P&L responsibility for multi-sites (skilled/unskilled labor) with groups as large as 250 employees, 100+ distributors and $750M. Has clear understanding of the ‘strategic commercial process tied with customer needs’ so corporate alignments in operational agility, product development, sales, marketing and customer service result in global market presence and increased revenues and profitability. Is driven by spearheading vision and business development efforts that lead high performance teams to execute, drive sales and forge national and international strategic alliances while reducing overhead and driving corporate profits. Code MAN377

CEO – Currently managing a business in excess of $300MM with assets across India, UK and Canada bringing an energizing combination of strong consulting skills and hands-on operating experience. With 13 years at a top, international consulting firm (last 4+ years as a Partner) was exposed to a range of operational, strategic and organizational issues across UK/ Europe, Israel, India and SE Asia. Recently has driven acquisitions of businesses in UK and Canada, rapid integration and turnaround, business development and organizational restructuring, converting a loss making $50MM business into a profitable $300MM business. MBA and a BSc in Economics. Code MAN324

CFO in manufacturing and services industries. Currently serves as CFO of a dynamic high growth manufacturing and services company with revenues approaching $1 billion. Has a reputation as an innovative, collaborative and results-oriented leader with a full range of finance, accounting, technology, project management and leadership experience. Demonstrated results in leading change in Fortune 500 and small business environments. Industry experience: information technology, services, manufacturing and renewable energy. MBA – Concentration in International Business. CPA. BS in Accounting and Finance. Code: MAN326

COO Manufacturing, Engineering, and Research – Extensive experience in effectively establishing and leading manufacturing, engineering, and research and development organizations. Equally successful in large and small companies, this candidate possesses significant experience both domestically and internationally. Has lead the construction and start up of major new manufacturing plants as well as improved performance of existing plants. BSME. Patent Holder.Code MAN305

Manufacturing President and CEO – As division President, oversaw seven manufacturing facilities for Fortune 100 soft drink company. Acquired and integrated 23 franchise bottlers. Subsequently built as CEO four private equity portfolio companies, and orchestrated and completed successful exits to strategic buyers. Brought Lean manufacturing to one company, resulting in 3 point gross margin enhancement. Strong ability to add new product lines and sales channels. Served on 2 public and 6 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 MAN304

President & General Manager – Oversees all aspects of $50MM manufacturer of concrete piping including external production facility operations. Developed strategic sales and business development plans. Conducted forecasting. Administered budgets and P&Ls. Approved capital equipment purchases. Determined bid pricing. Negotiated annual raw materials contracts. Managed sales, engineering, production, quality control, transportation, and maintenance departments. Supervised 150-employees and 5 direct reports including CFO, Production Manager, Sales Manager, Chief Engineer, and Transportation Manager. Bachelor of Arts. Code MAN330


Manufacturing President and CEO – Currently serves as CEO of a manufacturing company consisting of 4500 employees and sales of $500MM. Expertise in growth and acquisitions. Acquired 5 companies in 4 years and integrated all facilities into a North American business structure. Masters degree in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering as well as MBA from top 5 Business School. Code MAN238

President and CEO in R&D/manufacturing industry – Founded three businesses, running two as part of a strategic business unit of a global business giant achieving $50MM in growth.  Previously led all accounting operations for a $200MM global electronic materials business.  MBA, BS in Finance. Code MAN249

President and CEO in Manufacturing Industry – Currently serves as Chairman of start-up manufacturer and distributor of hand-held global positioning systems.  Previously served as CEO/North America for a $2 billion European company.  Authored and executed turnaround plan, growing sales 10% per year in mature market by creating competitive advantage.  BA, MBA. Code MAN255

Manufacturing CEO – Executive in the manufacturing industry with an impeccable track record of growing three mid-sized ventures to world market dominance.  Successfully merged and integrated #1 and #3 competitors, raising revenue from $3MM to $70MM, forming a worldwide industry leader in both size and profit. Code MAN244

CEO/President in Building Products – Developed and implemented innovative strategy to turn around troubled business. Rebuilt and restructured business portfolio to create organizational focus and competitive advantage. Improved results from large losses to $100MM EBITDA. Turned perennial breakeven division into second highest performing division in the company. Previously this candidate transformed his business from $100MM to $400MM in revenue during their tenure. JD, BA in History. Code MAN264

Manufacturing CEO – Currently a strategy and organizational consultant whose clients are CEOs of companies facing major issues and/or opportunities. Formerly, for one of the world’s foremost, diversified chemical companies, led five worldwide businesses divisions that employed over 3,000, generating revenues exceeding $750M. Directed corporate technology, development, HS&E, purchasing and engineering functions. Chaired a $400MM phosphorus chemicals joint venture. Ivy League MBA and Fulbright Fellow. BS in economics. Code MAN268

President/COO in Manufacturing – As COO of a $850MM diversified manufacturing company, accountable for over 5,000 employees in six strategic business units at 35 facilities, produced a 40% increase in EBIT, led the integration of two acquisitions and revitalized the morale, discipline and strategic intent of an under-performing organization. PhD, Ivy League Master of Professional Studies, BS in Mechanical Engineering. Code MAN270

CEO in Manufacturing – Currently CEO of manufacturing startup, recruiting investors, securing wholesale distributors and blue-chip retailers. Implemented marketing strategy for international growth. Grew company to #3 in the industry within 18 months. Previously with a worldwide manufacturer, managed one division with annual sales of $150MM, decreasing costs by 15% and inventory by 30%. Was responsible for 13 manufacturing plants and 6 distribution centers and directed international locations. BS in Civil Engineering. Code MAN271

COO/Vice President in Manufacturing – Currently managing a staff of 80 with full P&L responsibilities of a $15MM unit, this executive is responsible for sales, engineering, R&D, manufacturing and assembly, purchasing, shipping and receiving, inventory control, installations and service. Implemented operational changes reducing cycle time of order fulfillment from 21 to 4 days. Designed performance metrics which directly resulted in increased revenues of $2MM in the first year. BS in Production/Operations Management. Code MAN278

CEO in Manufacturing Industry – Currently CEO of $50MM privately held international manufacturing company with P&L responsibility. Redesigned sales organization resulting in a 15% increase in sales and a $250K decrease in sales expenses, produced a 3% increase in net margin percentage and reversed a negative P&L in ’04 to a positive $1.3MM in ’05. MS in Business, BS.Code MAN288

Manufacturing and Industrial Executive – Currently serving as president of a commercial vehicle parts manufacturer. Full P&L responsibility for $100+ million annual sales organization. Previous experience as VP of Sales and Marketing, serves on board of directors of several trade associations and transportation and recreation sectors. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Code MAN204

Manufacturing and Industrial Executive for Private Equity Investments – Has served as CEO and/or president on multiple occasions for private equity-backed manufacturing and industrial companies. Focus has principally been on middle market firms where change management and turnaround expertise was required. Early experience heavily focused on sales and marketing within manufacturing sector, mainly in middle market companies. BS Engineering and MBA. Code MAN205

Manufacturing and Supply Management – Served as Co-founder, President and COO of a $100 million aircraft parts manufacturer and supply chain manager. Built the business from scratch and produced organic revenue growth of nearly 20% per year. Also led acquisition effort to build company EBITDA of approximately $10 million. After completing military service, joined a worldwide consulting firm and specialized in corporate strategy, operations and supply chain management. MBA from a top 5 business school. Active on many community boards. Code MAN207

Manufacturing CEO – A seasoned CEO and decisive leader with experience managing multiple public and private companies serving commercial, industrial and military markets worldwide. Graduate Top 5 MBA program with over $500 million in public utility P&L. Code MAN209

Manufacturing President COO – Uniquely qualified, Award-Winning and versatile company President- General Manager- Board Member with extensive, intensive global experience and achievement. Bold turnaround specialist with effective leadership in general management, sales & marketing, and skilled in financial analysis and forecasting from manufacturing, technology and engineering perspectives. B.S. Industrial Management, postgraduate top 5 business school. Code MAN210

Manufacturing Turnaround Specialist – Extensive turnaround and revitalization executive with special emphasis in technology-driven opportunities, peripheral and top line revenue growth. B.S. Mechanical Engineering from top 10 University. Code MAN211

Senior Manufacturing Executive – Candidate has extensive P&L experience in building business, both domestic and international with revenues exceeding $1 billion. Has been a global leader in providing highly engineered fastening and assembly solutions with 32 manufacturing and logistic facilities and 4500 employees. Holds Master of Science Chemical Engineering degree. Code MAN212

President and CEO of several diversified manufacturing companies – Currently serves as president of a $300 million manufacturer of electronics and sensor systems for industrial and appliance applications. Previously was president and CEO of two other sensor-based control systems manufacturers. In all cases, has had significant international sales and marketing responsibilities with an emphasis on North American and European clients. Early career involved consulting and corporate planning assignments for international corporations. BA and MBA. Code MAN218