Multiple Industries

Results-driven GM / CFO who has built category-leading franchises and operated global businesses serving highly demanding Fortune 500 customers. Track record of delivering superior results across industries – Life Science, Specialty Chemicals, and Water Technologies – with start-ups, family owned companies, private equity owned companies, and divisions of publicly listed companies. Currently Managing Director and VP of Strategic Planning for global Water Technologies company. Recently turnaround $200M water technologies division with declining sales and operating losses to 9% sales growth and 9% EBITDA within a 19 month period. Carved out and sold business to strategic investor and tier I Private Equity group. Revitalized Specialty Chemical business with $320 million in sales and 800 employees by implementing a multi-channel sales strategy, launching a Sales & Operations Planning process that increased on-time customer service calls to 97% while reducing inventory by 15%, and increasing annual free cash flow to $20 million. Combined five biotech companies in North America and Europe to create a $70 million global biotech division with 200 employees and 12,000 active customers. Code MUL381

CEO/Owner – turnaround accomplishments in manufacturing company using cellular methodology, welding robotics, bending and tooling. Reduced inventory and improved time to market from 6-10 weeks to 2-3. Successful union negotiation and staff reduction of 50%. Vastly improved safety record and employee loyalty. Entity purchased by public company for cash and stock. Further experience managing and leading tech sales of disaster recovery, backup, connectivity and cloud applications services in the financial sector. Business basics built in the Insurance industry. Code MUL408

Senior global business development manager – Brings customer-focused technology applications to innovative product concepts and refined designs to capture, development and delivery stages successfully. Has a demonstrated history of developing and executing global strategies, capturing important contracts and delivering to customers’ satisfaction. Created new products and business areas, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in sales volume. Envisioned, staffed and managed a disruptive technology start-up, which fielded disruptive technology products into DoD front line fighter aircraft combat operations in record time. Demonstrated record of creating shareholder value by: developing and executing global strategies; delivering sales and business development successes; and expanding product lines and sales volume. As VP of a $150 million enterprise, played key roles in implementing growth and attaining the world leadership position in its field. Grew the core business group from $26 million to $91 million in an 8-year period. Won US and foreign government contracts exceeding $350 million. Led organizational changes and automation/ modernization/ efficiency improvement initiatives resulting in substantial productivity and profitability improvements. Multi-lingual (Spanish, French, German, Czech). Focus on customer satisfaction and optimal design and performance. MBA from top 10 business school. Code MUL403

Multi-Market CEO/COO/CMO – 20+ year track record of improving operational performance and building businesses across multiple sectors (consumer, business information/services transportation and financial) and across five continents with an emphasis on Brazil, India, Australia, Japan, Italy, Canada and the United States. Has achieved revenue and bottom line growth in every year as a leader of businesses and divisions with revenues in the range of $50 to $500 million. Skill spikes include strategy design/communication/implementation; multi-market management and operational streamlining; new product design/implementation; brand building and sales force effectiveness; and developing cross-cultural teams and strategic partnerships and alliances. A veteran of McKinsey in NY, LA, Brussels and Rome, this candidate is a graduate of HBS. Code MUL402

CEO/COO – Results-driven general manager with domestic and international experience in operations, P&L oversight, multi-channel product distribution, and marketing involving both start-up and growth companies. Decisive leader with proven success in new market identification and strategic positioning. Diverse industry and functional expertise, with a track record of increasing sales and growing profits while leading operational improvements to drive productivity and reduce costs. Proven ability to quickly analyze key business drivers and develop strategies to grow the bottom-line. Most recently as COO, turned around 4 unprofitable companies that employed nearly 900 people. These diverse manufacturing and services businesses provide a wide range of solutions including the supply of electrical equipment for low and medium voltage applications, indoor and outdoor lighting systems as well as the delivery of specialized services for power generation, operation & maintenance and electro-mechanical construction works. Code MUL393

Growth-Oriented CEO, President, Operating Partner – Former executive with Fortune 50, President & CEO of multiple companies and a General Partner of a venture capital fund with a 34-year track record of accomplishments, having run and advised businesses ranging in size from startup to multi-billion dollar units of Fortune companies with a concentration in the technology, services, manufacturing and private equity industries. Company leader in 7 different industries, 3 separate industry buildups and raised over $300M in capital. President of an 850-person team that completed 10 acquisitions; divested 5 non-core businesses; drove the turnaround of a business that resulted in 52% revenue growth to over $100M and tripling of EBITDA in 3 years. Head of Corporate Development for a $165M global public manufacturing company; negotiated a 6-year worldwide license agreement with Fortune 50 resulting in $45+ million sales; led an acquisition and developed customers/strategic partnerships that resulted in over $15 million incremental and profitable sales annually. Led a specialty finance buildup raising over $100M in capital; negotiated LOI to acquire platform company with over $300M in receivables volume and sourced add-on acquisitions with over $400M in receivables volume. For a startup nanotechnology company, sourced and negotiated a $10M equity term sheet from institutional investor at 82% higher valuation than the angel round from 6 months earlier; resolved multi-year litigation and settled complex claims, counterclaims and disputes that resulted in no financial impact to the company; negotiated 3-year licensing agreement with iconic brand. Earlier in career, spent 14 years at blue-chip technology company holding 13 positions in finance, operations and marketing including CFO/COO of a $2B region. Code MUL390

Highly accomplished executive with 30+ years of experience running enterprises backed by venture or private equity firms. Served as CEO, COO and President within world-class technology, marketing and consulting firms, achieving CEO status on five separate occasions. Lead major corporate initiatives that affect revenue growth and profitability, leveraging experience at McKinsey and Anderson Consulting (Accenture) to shape game-changing strategic plans. At a digital entertainment studio developed strategy and raised capital to support growth of this Emmy-winning, multi-platform production company. Named to “Inc 500” fastest growing companies with a 3-year revenue growth rate of 638.8% to $5.7M. At a global digital production company created a commercial company from scratch by consolidating existing business and acquisitions to build a business of over $160M revenue and 900 staff and contractors globally in 4 months. Lead the acquisition and integration of three companies: in China, India and France. Established key partnerships with premier technology firms in both products and services all over the world to better serve a global client base. At a marketing services and technology company led turnaround from a loss of over $3 million to a profit of $11.5 million in 2 years. Reorganized the business and aligned the company resources to better serve the over 100 clients across the United States and Canada. Grew revenue from $92M to $125M and EBITDA from $6M to $32M. Sold company for $189M or 6X EBITDA. Contributed as a member of the Board of Directors for numerous companies, showcasing a unique ability to put the right people in the right places, analyze key business drivers, and execute core strategies to grow the top and bottom lines. Code MUL383

Operating Executive – Accomplished executive with diverse experience in the automotive, industrial products, and consumer durables industries. Experience includes: multiple plant, international operations, turnarounds and restructurings. Possesses significant financial management expertise including highly leveraged situations, large and small company P&L accountability, and bankruptcy. Led operational transformation of $200 million private equity portfolio company that resulted in a 60% reduction in inventory, 25% reduction in SKU’s, reduction of $6 million in fixed costs, reduction of $2 million in operating costs and generated $23 million in cash in 18 months. Implemented Lean Manufacturing in $60 million industrial manufacturer resulting in reduction of lead-times by 20%, reduction of inventories by 30%, reduction of $5 million in fixed costs, and improved cash-flow by 200%. MBA, BS Business (Finance). Code MUL385

President/COO – Globally experienced senior executive with over 20 years of broad industry experience in B to B Life Science (Food /Nutrition), Biotechnology and Specialty Chemical markets. Driven by bottom line results and a passion for understanding customer needs. Extensive experience in identifying, developing and deploying business strategies that deliver competitive advantages. Skilled in cross cultural communication, process to scale strategy, process improvement, marketing, sales, operations and business development. Hands-on executive for start-ups, turnarounds and ongoing operations. A background of P&L responsibility for multi-site organizations (skilled and unskilled labor) with teams as large as 250 employees and $750M. Historically has led revenue turnaround reversing multi-year decline to 12% growth while reducing working capital. Expertise with reorganization of global offices, distribution and direct sales driving profitable growth (+$90M) in highly competitive environment (best in class – independent benchmark study). Reduced operating losses with demonstrated savings of $1.5M through development and implementation of ISO, LEAN, cost to serve models and commercial excellence programs (price leadership, brand value, voice of customer, CRM) building divisional understanding and driving market focused commercial team enablement. B.Sc. Food Technology / Food Science. Code MUL377

President/COO – Dynamic and entrepreneurial generalist with over 20 years of broad industry experience in energy, healthcare services, medical devices, automotive, franchising, manufacturing, commercial real estate and golf. Skilled in strategy, planning, marketing, sales, operations and finance. Hands-on executive specializing in start-ups, pre-bankruptcy turnarounds and spinoffs from pre-revenue through $20 million. Reduced operating losses by $1 million and A/R days by 50 within six months. Increased profits by 65% on a 28% increase in revenue. Planned and monitored two-year revenue growth to $400 million from $100 million for a 1,500 store franchiser. Initiated, negotiated and sold two businesses to an NYSE-listed buyer and one business to a private investor. Delivered road show pitches on a $300 million auction sale to financial and strategic buyers. Developed a training and certification program for a global non-profit covering 270,000 members in 170 countries. Performed due diligence services for private and institutional investors. Directed a multi-cultural workforce representing 22 countries of origin. Business fellow and instructor in entrepreneurship at a major university. Open to full-time, part-time or interim opportunities. BSME, Wharton MBA, Six Sigma Green Belt, managed to ISO 9001 and 13485 standards. Code MUL373

Operating Executive – Former CPO/CFO/COO with top tier consulting and “Big 4” accounting experience. Skilled at executing large-scale cost reduction programs across multiple industries including telecommunications, utilities, consumer products, hospitality, gaming and transportation. Currently leading cost reduction initiatives for both corporate and private equity clients. Results-focused, innovative and effectual leader with proven ability to turnaround under-performing departments within large organizations. Recent initiatives have delivered nearly $50M in annual cost reduction. Talent for routinely delivering multi-million dollar cash flow increases. CPA and Ivy League MBA. Code MUL370

CEO/Executive – Entrepreneurial executive with top-level managerial experience at major global companies in different industries. VP with P&L of $400M for global B2B as well as B2C businesses. Experience also as top-level consultant (McKinsey) for companies ranging from world leading infrastructure and heavy industry companies to banks and private equity funds as well as venture capital. Led more than 1000 employees; had more than a dozen direct reports; built and developed international businesses; initiated, led and oversaw dozens of large-scale strategy, operational improvement, development, alliance, and/or direct investment (M&A as well as venture) initiatives, etc. continuously involving hundreds of employees. Responsible for partner program with hundreds of thousands of participants. Served on several international boards. M.Sc and B.Sc in Engineering Physics as well as M.Sc and B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance and Industrial Management/Treasury) from leading universities. Former commanding military officer (special forces). Fluent in English, German and Swedish. Code MUL364

Managing Director/’Right-hand’ to CXO – Senior executive with experience in financial services and technology industries, including executing a $3.8 billion IPO and $1.4 billion recapitalization during the credit crisis, implementing cost savings for turnaround and building new finance organization at a leading derivatives broker; managing strategy and M&A at a top three universal bank; and leading major operations and IT transformations for financial impact at top-tier consultant. A results-driven, all-around ‘athlete’ with a combination of execution ability and analytical rigor, who excels in working with companies in either a turnaround mode or high-growth phase. Masters from top graduate school and MBA from top business school. Bilingual in English and Chinese. Code MUL352

C-Level Global Executive in Multiple Industries – CEO/COO/President with 25 years experience in delivering substantial strategic, financial and operational results in highly competitive, technology enabled B2B and B2C service industries. Demonstrated track record of creating shareholder value by developing and executing global strategies; investing in sales, business development and technology; expanding service and solution offerings; restructuring operations to deliver best-in-class performance; and acquiring and integrating acquisitions. Extensive background in diverse and complex business organizations and models: $30M private company to $2.0B public division; 70+ operations on four continents; consumer, small business and Fortune 50 clients; 250 to 67,000 employees. Tier 1 MBA, Ivy League BS Engineering Mechanics. Code MUL351

20 year track record – of demonstrated success as a Board Director, CEO, President, and Group GM of businesses ranging from a $450M Division in a Fortune 1000 public company to a venture capital-backed start-up. Experienced running capital equipment, consumable products, and service businesses. High-energy, action-biased, results-oriented business leader with proven ability to drive top- and bottom-line growth. Reputation as a world-class team-builder. Deep global experience and extensive M&A background … led 7 post-merger integrations. Experience in medical technologies, electronics, energy, aerospace, consumer, and manufacturing industries. Background includes supply chain management, outsourcing, and off-shoring … Six Sigma-trained. Former McKinsey consultant with Ivy League engineering and MBA degrees. Code MUL348

C-Level Executive 25-plus years of successful assignments as Board Director, CEO, President, COO and CFO in world-class Fortune 100 and mid-cap companies. Comprehensive experience in consumer products, retail, financial and business services, and global manufacturing. Outstanding reputation leading complex, brand-based organizations facing transition and performance issues, or in need of operational and cultural renewal or turn-around. Consistent record of delivering exceptional financial and strategic results. B.A., Fulbright Scholar and MBA from top 5-business school. Code MUL346

CEO – Demonstrated success across a wide range of senior operational management roles and responsibilities including successful experience managing “turn around” situations and poorly performing organizations. Has significant operations management experience in all global markets and a successful background in analyzing and integrating multinational / international acquisitions. This executive has experience establishing and managing multiple channels of distribution including direct, joint ventures / partnerships & distributors with the ability to develop and execute strategic business growth plans while delivering superior results. BS. Code MUL338

CEO/CMO. Business innovator with strong functional skills in general management, marketing, CRM/database marketing, strategic planning, market research, Asia sourcing. Successful experience in consumer and life sciences companies ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 100. Recent accomplishment includes the successful turn around of an organization, reversing a 7-year sales decline and reducing cost per transaction by 50%. Ivy League MBA and BSE. Code MUL320

CEO in Multiple Industries – Currently running an international luxury products manufacturer and distributor. Formerly salvaged shareholder value at a public energy company through successful restructuring of its sale. Overcame legal, regulatory, product, manufacturing and financial challenges. Adept at managing complex transactions, shaping strategies to grow and reorganize businesses and solving problems of a financial and legal nature in a pragmatic, cost effective manner. Experienced in increasing revenues and working with investment banks, venture capital and private equity firms. Legal education at a top law school. Code MUL321

CEO with leadership versatility in high growth, change and turnaround situations. Thirty years of private/public sector experience has produced a sound global perspective and seasoned judgment. Was selected to turn around six under-performing manufacturing, distribution and professional services businesses. Devised exit strategies, and/or market diversification tactics, while orchestrating business process reengineering and financial restructuring initiatives. Provided transitional leadership, divisional divestiture and business rationalization for family businesses. BS in Economics & Biology. Code MUL312

CEO – Executive leader with proven capabilities to create significant results for stakeholders and investors. Strong sales, finance, investments, consulting, governance, and operations experiences in a wide range of industries: distribution, trading, chemicals, finance, private equity, business services, energy, and agribusiness. Demonstrated abilities managing new performance levels in growth, stalled performance, turnarounds, and investments for operations of $100M to $1 billion. MBA in Finance/Marketing/Strategy, BS in Chemical Engineering. Code MUL313

CEO in Multiple Industries – Executive with extensive background in technology, entertainment and education comfortable in both established environments and start-ups. Most recently founded a digital arts college working in all phases of this successful launch from marketing to finance to human resources, taking it from inception through 600+ active students. Code MUL310

CEO/COO/CFO of private equity-backed turnarounds/roll-ups – primarily mature manufacturing or transportation based industries. This senior executive has served at partner/managing director levels in professional and financing sectors, specializing in MA&/corporate finance and developing/implementing major strategic change programs. Global experience primarily in Europe but also the US, Australasia & Middle East. Recently completed turnaround as CFO in MBI team in $2bn public-to-private PE-backed restructuring plan. MA (Physics) Oxford, Diploma in Accounting & Finance, US Bank credit/ graduate training program several years with McKinsey in Europe/ Australasia. Code MUL333

CEO/President of Multiple Service Companies – Results-driven C-Level international executive with extensive experience in identifying, developing and deployment of business strategies that deliver competitive advantages within the hospitality, real estate, retail and property management verticals. Expert at maximizing global productivity, controlling costs, managing diverse high performing teams and providing world-class customer experiences for both start-ups and mature businesses. MS – Strategic Management and BS – Finance degrees from tier 1 International Business School. Code MUL309

Senior Level Executive – Seasoned leader with deep experience across all business disciplines, including real estate acquisitions and project management, finance and business valuation, venture capital/private equity investments, negotiations, business development, legal, and sales and marketing, among others. This senior executive has functioned as a high-level “general manager” for numerous projects and deals, and has consistently made an overwhelmingly positive impact on all such deals and projects with which he has been involved. MBA from a top-five business school, and Bachelors Degree in Finance from strong undergraduate institution. Code MUL306

President and CEO in Multiple Industries – Fortune 100 President, with four successful private equity portfolio engagements in a total of 34 consumer products categories, consumer services, restaurants, B2B manufacturing and B2B services. Demonstrated ability to profitably add product lines and sales channels. An exceptional “Revenue DNA” with a strong manufacturing underpinning. 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 MUL304

President, COO and Board Member of Multiple Technology Oriented Industries – Managing: start-ups, leading transformations of mature organizations and driving exponential growth. Recognized turnaround leader; hired by activist shareholders, reversed 26 consecutive loosing quarters into sustained profitability in 6 months increasing valuation over 50%. Grew revenues from $114M to $315M, while improving gross margins by +32% in highly competitive environment. Extensive M&A and spin off experience, managed over 40 transactions. Globalized sourcing to improve margins. Commercialized numerous products and services from pilots to profitable deployment. Ivy League engineering degree. Code MUL302

President and CEO in Multiple Industries – Fortune 500 senior executive officer with experience in international business, distribution/logistics, technology services and aerospace & defense industries.  Strong financial background, served as CFO of Fortune 500 Firm.  Well versed in both start-ups and mature businesses.  Top 5 MBA, BS in accounting, CPA. Code MUL241

CEO & Founder of Multiple Business Services Companies – Currently the founder & managing partner of company formed to pursue acquisitions based on innovative business services in conjunction with private equity investors.  Previously served as founder & CEO of Internet retail business, ranking as high as #8 in online retail destinations.  MBA from top international business school, BA in Economics. Code MUL243

President/COO – Sales and operations leader with a proven track record of taking business performance to the next level. Most recently, this executive – as COO of an office furniture company – increased revenue 340%, taking the bottom line EBIT to twice the industry average. Formerly, as President of a multinational corporation, successfully grew revenue 30% over a three-year period and increased EBIT 478%. Code MUL267

President/CEO in Multiple Industries – Executive with experience in a vast array of industries including IT, private equity and software. Completed turnaround of international education software company, increasing revenues over 25% in one year; led merger of multiple portfolio companies for $1B private equity firm, co-founded IT professional services firm growing revenues to over $25MM in four years. Has launched new divisions as well as new products, exceeding forecasts and managing $30MM budget. MS and BS. Code MUL275

CEO in Multiple Industries – Executive with a global management consulting firm. Increased market share and revenue for a variety of firms such as a medical device company, optical media distributor and a paper manufacturer. Led due diligence for private equity firms and improved efficiency of plants and supply chains in several industries including pharmaceutical and manufacturing. MBA, MS in Mechanical Engineering. Code MUL276

CEO/President in Multiple Industries – Experienced executive with a varied background in the services, manufacturing and franchise business segments. Currently President of a $22MM division of a remanufacturer, hired as a turnaround agent, has full P&L responsibility and manages a staff of 130 in manufacturing, sales and marketing, finance, administration and legal. Reversed a systemic $6.5MM loss representing more than a 50% improvement of EBITDA, improved gross profit margin from 3% to 15% in 2 years, reduced costs and raised employee satisfaction. BS in Economics.Code MUL290

CEO in Multiple Industries – CEO with experience in the manufacturing, healthcare, and private equity/venture capital industries. As Chairman of the Board and CEO of a manufacturing company, led refinancing of the company debt, designed and presented new strategy and business plan, led the equity and debt fund raising. Previously identified investment opportunities and prepared/presented the business plan and investment case, obtained private equity sponsorship for leveraged buyout. Also has strong sales and marketing background. MS in Management, MS in Economics, Diploma in Economics, BA in Economics. Code MUL292

CEO – This executive successfully led the development of a new business division for a top tier pharmaceutical company that went from $8MM to $81MM annually in just 4 years. Also led the creation of a new division that went from $0 to $41MM in contract value in 2 years and currently has launched a new business division in three months time with profitable product offerings in 6 months time. Effectively led the buying and the implementation of two other companies and closed numerous license and alliance deals. MS in Management, BS in Economics. Code NBD289

CEO in Multiple Industries – Executive with broad based experience leading business strategy, operations and acquisition programs for both high growth and established retail, wholesale and manufacturing companies. As acting COO, restructured business to address growth, reduced overhead by 52% and improved customer service. Experienced acquisition specialist, both in private equity and corporate settings, with superior due diligence, structuring and post-acquisition management skills. Ivy League MBA, BA. Code MUL294

President/COO – Executive leader with hands-on experience in: sales, program management, manufacturing and engineering with an emphasis on business development; improved market share and customer relationships. Possess industry-specific expertise in metal removal, metal cutting, stampings and assembly of products focusing on engine and power-train components. Extensive operations experience in business development, sales and program management. Recognized as an entrepreneurial strategic business and sales manager that targets bottom-line growth. Strong capability in reducing cost structures, increasing profit and developing new business growth. BBA.Code MUL298