Eric Leventhal ( ELeventhal@SpencerStuart.com) is a member of the Spencer Stuart’s global Consumer Goods & Services, Private Equity and Marketing Officer practices. Building on his earlier career experience working for American and European consumer packaged goods companies, Eric now works with clients to recruit CEOs, division presidents and C-suite executives. He formerly ran the firm’s New York office.
Are you ready to become a private equity CEO? Spencer Stuart’s Eric Leventhal undertook an informal canvas multinational companies, coupled with interviews of seven PE partners who are also all mid-market investors across multiple sectors. While each firm’s strategies differ there is a common environment—and pitfalls first time PE CEOs should be aware of.