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.

Don Hillier, CEO of Harvest CFO states “for each of our engagements, Harvest CFO works with the company decision makers to create for their specific role a detailed ‘Blueprint for Success’ as to skillets, cultural aspects and keys to success, which is then deployed in our exhaustive sourcing process that ‘turns over every stone’ to target qualified individuals to create the best prospect pool. Through our rigorous prospect due diligence process we then identify the best candidates from this pool. For PE portfolio companies, we have as an added baseline requirement that all candidates must have prior successful PE portfolio company or similar experience to be considered. The individuals we place are highly skilled financial leaders that also bring solid ‘hands-on’ expertise working closely with operations and sales; have strong processes and systems skills and experience including with ERP; are highly skilled relationship builders both across the company as well as with key third parties including with the company’s bankers, customers, vendors, accounting and legal firms, etc.; and are true business partners with their company’s CEO and PE Firm. We also structure our economics to completely align our sole focus with our clients of bringing the best financial leaders to their companies”.

Recent PE portfolio company placements include:

  • CFO for building products manufacturing company in Eastern Maine
  • CFO for business services company in NW New York
  • CFO for a leader in providing software and hardware solutions in a niche industry in Northeast Ohio

Other recent placements:

  • CFO for North American segment of a global manufacturing company
  • CFO for a family owned agriculture business
  • VP of Finance for a division for an American multinational conglomerate holding company
  • Controller for the largest division of an international commercial packaging manufacturer

Harvest CFO, with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio is a premier provider of highly skilled CFOs, VPs of Finance and Controllers to growth and middle market companies across the U.S. Harvest CFO provides executive search for permanent placement as well as contracted financial leaders for interim roles.

Please visit our website at www.harvestcfo.com to learn more about how Harvest CFO delivers the right financial leaders to growth and middle market companies across the U.S.

For more about Harvest CFO, contact Don Hillier, CEO at 888-609-3033 or email dhillier@harvestcfo.com.

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