Portfolio company CEOs must master every leadership hurdle their public company peers face—all at breakneck speed while under intense investor scrutiny. Gathered for Chief Executive’s two-day PE-Backed CEO Summit, PE leadership veterans and experts discussed tactics for addressing the unique tensions of the role. Some takeaways.
The CFO wrangles the costs of higher-quality products, tweaks industry metrics as fast-feeder seeks to keep doubling sales.
Strategic CFOs are taking charge of data and analytics, culling insights that are passed on to others across the enterprise to improve decision-making.
You may have some tough asks to make of your most important customers. How well they respond depends on how much trust you've earned.
The key to this common but often destructive challenge? Turn the price war into a value war.
In this Q&A, Maine Pointe CEO Jeff Staub explains how top executives can respond to the complexities of supply chain issues and best position their companies for the future.
PTO is a powerful tool in the war to attract and retain talent. But current PTO structures are inflexible, inefficient and increasingly obsolete.
Announcement Day is not the finish line—pre-close planning and post-close execution are how you achieve and sustain value creation over the longer term.
Pricing consultant suggests taking a long view with step changes, new pricing systems, adjustments to T&C and flexible surcharges.
Food-company CEO tries to hold the line on retail pricing and find ways to help suppliers rein in costs.