Harvest CFO places CFO for ECKART America

May 2016 – Harvest CFO placed Tom Meola as the new CFO for ECKART America in Painesville, OH. ECKART America is a division of global ECKART GMBH headquartered in Germany, which is a subsidiary of ALTANA Group (ALTANA) also headquartered in Germany. ALTANA represents a global specialty chemical group and currently 43 operational companies and 47 application and research laboratories worldwide. ECKART America has a rich history that extends more than 40 years in the United States, and more than 140 years in Europe, is a leading international manufacturer of metallic pigments for the paints and coatings industry, the graphic arts industry, the plastics industry and the cosmetics industry. ECKART America manufactures at four facilities, two in Painesville and facilities in Louisville, KY and Schererville, IN. The company also has a sales office in Mexico. The company has a very positive culture of long term employees and doing things right, both socially and environmentally, and has as its core values – Appreciation, Openness, Empowerment to Act and Trust. Continue reading “Harvest CFO places CFO for ECKART America”

Harvest CFO completes several successful placements

Harvest CFO completes several successful placements

April 2016 – Harvest CFO has recently completed successful placements of financial leaders (CFO, VP of Finance and Controller) for several companies. For each of these companies, the financial leadership role is a critical tactical and strategic executive position working collaboratively with the company’s CEO/president, management team, PE firm and board to execute on the strategic plan of continued profitable growth. Continue reading “Harvest CFO completes several successful placements”

Harvest CFO completes several recent placements for Private Equity Owned Companies

February 2016 – Harvest CFO has completed several recent successful placements of financial leaders (CFOs, VPs of Finance and Controllers) for Private Equity (PE) owned companies. These placements have been for permanent and interim roles. For each of these companies, the CFO/financial leadership role is a critical tactical and strategic executive position working collaboratively with the company’s CEO/president, management team, PE firm and board to execute on the strategic plan. Continue reading “Harvest CFO completes several recent placements for Private Equity Owned Companies”

Harvest CFO completes several recent placements for Private Equity Owned Companies

November 2015 – Harvest CFO has completed several recent successful placements of financial leaders (CFOs, VPs of Finance and Controllers) for Private Equity (PE) owned companies. These placements have been for permanent and interim roles.  For each of these companies, the CFO/financial leadership role is a critical tactical and strategic executive position working collaboratively with the company’s CEO/president, management team, PE firm and board to execute on the strategic plan.

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Harvest CFO places CFO for Federal Metal Company

July 2015 – Harvest CFO placed Steve White as the CFO for Federal Metal Company in Cleveland, OH.   The Federal Metal Company is a leading supplier of brass and bronze ingot to the foundry industry throughout the world.  With a proud tradition of quality and customer focus spanning nearly 100 years, Federal Metal produces hundreds of tons of ingot every week.

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Harvest CFO places Interim CFO for PEBCO

May 2015 – Harvest CFO placed Randy Dobbs as an interim CFO for PEBCO in Paducah, KY.  PEBCO is recognized worldwide as a manufacturer of powder and bulk solids handling equipment used in various applications such as mining, cement, chemical, power generation, waste incineration, lime, fertilizer, sand and gravel, alumina, bauxite, clay, and dewatered sludge.

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Harvest CFO places CFO for Interlake Steamship Company

May 2015 – Harvest CFO placed William (Bill) Thornton as the new CFO for Interlake Steamship Company in Cleveland, OH to replace the Company’s retiring, long-standing CFO.  Interlake Steamship is a recognized industry leader in shipping industrial commodities such as iron ore, coal, stone, etc. and is the only fleet on the Great Lakes to have achieved both ISO 9002 and ISM certifications.  For more than 100 years, this company has been a leading company in Cleveland and has achieved success through its dedication to the requirements of its customers and innovating to better utilize a modern, efficient fleet to satisfy customer needs.  The company’s position as an industry leader in the Great Lakes vessel community is based on its corporate vitality, teamwork and integrity.

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Harvest CFO places CFO for Environmental Management Specialists, Inc

March 2015 – Harvest CFO placed Brendan Rose as the CFO for Environmental Management Specialists, Inc. (EMS) in Cleveland, OH. EMS is a professional environmental contractor specializing in emergency spill response, oilfield services, environmental cleanup and site remediation, waste transportation, industrial services and tank management. The company has a wide variety of customers in diverse industries including environmental consultants, energy companies, industrial facilities, commercial property owners/developers, general contractors, public entities, transportation companies and other environmental service companies.
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Harvest CFO places CFO for $250MM revenue Next Generation Films

November 2014 – Harvest CFO placed David Bubar as the CFO for Next Generation Films, a $250MM revenue packaging film manufacturer headquartered in Lexington, OH.  Next Generation Films is a recognized industry-leading manufacturer of plastic film and bags in the flexible packaging industry. Through investing in manufacturing capacity, processes and its people, Next Generation Films has achieved a 20-year track record of success built on integrity and consistency in delivering value to its customers and suppliers.

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Harvest CFO places VP of Finance for Private Equity Portfolio Company

October 2014 – Harvest CFO placed Terry Frandsen as the VP of Finance for Jadcore, Inc. a middle market company headquartered in Terre Haute, IN.  Jadcore’s primary business activities consist of reprocessing industrial plastic resins, bag manufacturing, logistics and warehousing.  Founded in 1974, Jadcore has a long-standing track record of success built on integrity and consistency in delivering value to its customers and suppliers. In March 2014, Stonehenge Partners became an investor in Jadcore.  Based in Columbus, Ohio, Stonehenge Partners http://www.stonehengepartners.com/ directs the investment activities for approximately $700 million in mezzanine and equity commitments with a Midwest focus and a national scope.

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