CEO Positions Of The Week

CEO/Portfolio Manager | Eli Global | Raleigh-Durham, NC

Have you created a transformational vision with an M&A strategy and execution plan that leads to growth of at least 20% per year in EBITDA? Are you on a path of personal growth? Are you scrappy? Eli Global is seeking a CEO/Portfolio Manager to oversee a profitable group of companies that grow organically.

As a portfolio manager, you will make risk decisions on acquisitions where you are not restrained by obstacles that would hinder your vision. You will ensure your portfolio follows Eli’s values of honesty, intolerance of bureaucracy, continuous learning and excellence, as well as creating and developing great, new leaders.

The right candidate will lead a group of companies to organic growth and increase your portfolio’s revenue at least 25% through acquisitions. He or she has a track record of closing acquisitions, entrepreneurial success, has increased your portfolio’s revenue at least 20% through acquisitions and has a demonstrated capability in strategy setting and overseeing execution plans with noteworthy achievements.

The right person will be self-aware with excellent emotional fortitude; fearless of failure; strategic and visionary; eager to grow out of your comfort zone; and able to face the brutal facts.

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CEO | Semiconductor Industry | Silicon Valley

This startup is looking for a CEO with a background in the semiconductor or related industry. They are completely transforming the landscape of electronics manufacturing with their patented process.

This is a full-time CEO role with commensurate equity; it’s a good fit for someone who has a long-term outlook to disrupt a large market and is able to have a deferred paycheck until revenues or funding occurs. The ability to invest in the future of the company is a plus.

The right person has fundraising experience and a professional presentation manner that resonates well with investors. He or she is skilled seeing the big picture, is willing to do whatever needs to be done, and can wear a number of hats. The right candidate is supportive, able to work through disagreements in an open professional manner, and is friendly yet able to make decisions.

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CEO/GM | DC Water | Washington, D.C.

DC Water provides drinking water and wastewater services to more than 600-thousand District residents and 16 million visitors annually. DC Water operates the largest advanced wastewater treatment facility in the world, providing wastewater treatment for millions of residents in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland, Fairfax and Loudon Counties in Virginia.

Accordingly, this position requires a leader with political savvy and the ability to implement services and solutions that create buy-in and support from stakeholders with a variety of interests and demands in multiple jurisdictions.

Their vision is to be a “world-class utility” and its mission is to “exceed expectations by providing high quality water services in a safe, environmentally friendly, and efficient manner.” To this end, DC Water is seeking an enthusiastic and proven executive to lead the lead the organization in continued pursuit of its vision and mission.

The CEO/GM role demands a leader capable of creating and sustaining a high-performing results-oriented culture, effectively managing resources and delivering an incredible customer experience for ratepayers while also maximizing value by prudently deploying resources consistent with strategic planning and operational priorities as established by the Board of Directors.

The CEO/GM is also responsible for assembling a cohesive and dynamic team at all levels of the enterprise, consistently developing, rewarding and recognizing employees for superior performance, enhancing and sustaining employee engagement, and creating a thriving work environment that encourages and rewards achievement, collaboration, and innovation.

This position is responsible for articulating a compelling vision to the workforce and aligning employee efforts in a highly unionized environment to ensure infrastructure and critical assets are effectively maintained, replaced and improved; planning, organizing and directing water and wastewater operations consistent with regulations; and overseeing all aspects of capital planning.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university and ten years of recent and progressive experience in water/wastewater treatment plant environment, inclusive of seven years of managerial experience.

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CEO | SaaS Startup | San Francisco Bay Area

Gallo Digital seeks a startup CEO to build the market for its SaaS product Leverage (see Leverage is an enterprise application for lawyers that changes the economics of client screening, intake, and management through true automation, enabling plaintiffs’ lawyers to right wrongs and profitably serve clients they otherwise could not, and to better and more profitably serve the clients they already do.

Thousands of clients with similar claims can be signed and their data gathered effortlessly. Corporations engaged in large-scale wrongdoing can be held accountable even where class treatment is not possible. Lawyers handling consumer clients in areas like family law or bankruptcy can engage a lawyer less expensively and more conveniently by hiring a lawyer and managing that relationship over the web, all while the lawyer makes more profit than before.

The ideal candidate has extraordinary interpersonal, organizational, analytical and communication skills. This is a full-time position in the company’s San Rafael office, possibly moving to its planned San Juan, PR office. Just 30 minutes from the San Francisco financial district, San Rafael offers easy city access plus fresh air, mountains, trees, trails and the option to enjoy more reasonably priced housing than San Francisco.

Candidates interested in the company’s contemplated San Juan, PR office are also encouraged. They say you’ll love the tax advantages. Competitive candidates will be asked to complete online assessments.

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CEO | Wheat Financial | New York, NY

The CEO will develop the business strategy of this company’s U.S. operations, and build and manage the U.S. team. This position is based in New York.

The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years of experience in banking/ consumer lending/ marketplace lending in the U.S.; understand business models and operations in marketplace lending, and know how to comply with financial regulations and to obtain related licenses/ permits.

He or she should have a master’s degree or higher in finance or related area. Executive experience in a community bank/ lending company/ marketplace lending company is preferred.

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President/CEO | Engine Manufacturing | Columbia, SC

This $75M division of a $500M company is looking for a new leader. The company manufactures engine-related products for the automotive and heavy truck industries.
They have 15 facilities around the globe and 2,000 employees globally.

The president/CEO will manage 220 employees at their manufacturing plant and
15 employees at their Technical Center in Southeast Michigan. He or she will have full P&L responsibility … including strong business development and manufacturing management.

The right candidate is someone with automotive background and a proven track record in a similar position.

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CEO | Tech Consulting | Boston, MA

A Boston-based staffing company with $7M+ in revenues is looking to pivot to AI/machine learning services & consulting. The vision is to implement custom solutions that deliver cognitive capabilities solving real business needs with a primary focus on healthcare, cybersecurity, autonomous cars and education industries. The goal is to become a one-stop shop for AI and machine learning services and focus on Data + Algorithmic approach and enabling the shift from Workflow Systems to Intelligent Systems.

The vision includes establishing a training division; to set up an online & instructor-led AI/machine learning training platform covering areas such as deep learning and NLP. The platform will provide training & certification tracks for AI-related topics and training will be provided by a network of highly qualified AI experts & industry thought leaders.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will lead the company’s overall strategic shift to and drive revenue growth and profitability. The CEO will play a key part in building and developing a world-class AI consulting team, nurturing the culture forward while transforming the company from generic staffing into a more sophisticated, professionally managed, and scalable version of itself. He or she will establish AI thought leadership in the industry, publish blogs, white papers, reports, assessment tools, videos, how-to tools, weekly newsletters highlighting personalized AI trends and host / sponsor / speak at AI events.

The ideal candidate is a visionary and self-starter who displays an entrepreneurial spirit and exceptional work ethic. He or she will optimize the company’s go-to market strategies across its different vertical markets while accelerating the leadership and performance across the sales organization.

Possessing excellent strategic thinking, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills, the CEO sought will be a forward-facing, influential leader who builds rapport quickly and establishes strong, productive relationships with current and prospective clients and leads continuous technological and operational improvement.

Requirements include 10+ years of progressive and upwardly consulting and technology experience encompassing general management and commercial leadership; 5+ years of recent experience as CEO or a C-level executive leading a high-growth team; an entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills; ability to build out a robust technology, sales and marketing team; experience in developing or improving go-to-market strategies; excellent communication and public speaking skills. Must be from the Greater Boston Area or willing to relocate to the area.

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President/CEO | Industrial Equipment | Washington, MO

Family-owned company The Clemco Group of Companies provides industrial air-powered blast equipment synonymous with high performance and durability, excellence in engineering, and a superior client experience. Since the early 2000s, CLEMCO has doubled in size with global operations totaling 250 employees worldwide.

Now positioning for its next phase of growth, CLEMCO’s Board seeks an experienced and entrepreneurial President/CEO. This transformational leader will bring proven experience in developing international manufacturing operations and leveraging global finance and sales strategies. The ideal candidate is a people-centric leader with a demonstrated ability to champion the best attributes of the existing culture while balancing change and the innovation necessary to yield future growth.

The president/CEO should be able to provide entrepreneurial leadership in partnership with members of the founding family, and develop top leaders while building bench strength around the foundation and instill a hiring practice based on top grading.

The leader will be responsible for driving profitability and managing risk, including evaluating and recommending capital expenditures, ensuring operational excellence, enhancing engineering and product innovation, and enriching the CLEMCO culture.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10-15+ years of progressive operational and sales leadership within a manufacturing and industrial distribution environment; experience with international operations and distribution (strongly preferred); a demonstrated knowledge of distribution channels and new product development; an advanced degree in business (MBA, EMBA) highly preferred; bachelor degree required; evidence of successful implementation of lean continuous improvement resulting in improved performance in quality, lead-time and productivity; strong financial acumen and demonstrated experience in the key disciplines of operations management and P&L management; and excellent communications skills.

The president/CEO candidate must excel in an entrepreneurial environment and be collaborative yet competitive, have a resilient attitude with a strong work ethic is desired; and have solid planning, organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and assimilate new information quickly.

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CEO | U.S. Transport Project Company | Northeastern U.S.

This company is searching for a qualified candidate to run a very challenging transport project in the U.S. The successful candidate will be experienced in leadership positions with a background in construction for design-build or a transport project company. You will have at least 20 years of experience and have an academic background in engineering.

The ideal candidate will have transport infrastructure experience in rail and or transit background in the North American P3 space. Previous experience in Americas is required, although we will also consider candidates with some historical international experience. This position will be based in North Eastern area.

The key to succeeding in this role is the ability to navigate complex environment project delivery with all its different stakeholders. The candidate will be responsible for delivery of a multi-billion dollar buildout and manage all commercial aspects and personnel.

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CEO/COO | Pharmaceuticals | New Market, MD

Rx-360 is looking for a CEO/COO to develop and execute its strategic plan in line with its mission, manage the daily business of the Consortium using operational excellence principles, increase membership engagement, and represent the company to external stakeholders.

In support of Rx-360’s strategic plan, the CEO/COO will develop action plans, programs and financial budgets. In support of managing the daily business, the leader will hire, develop and manage staff and support services required by the consortium, including developing and maintaining appropriate Human Resources policies and procedures for the staff. The candidate will enhance members’ commitment to the vision, mission, and goals of the consortium and will be responsible for outreach to industry groups, government entities, and potential members.

The right candidate will have a minimum of 15+ years of previous experience, directly or indirectly in the healthcare industry. He or she will have a minimum of 15+ years of demonstrated ability of managing a group or division. Previous management experience of a nonprofit organization is preferred.

The candidate should have demonstrated experience leading and operating an organization and staff, as well as the ability to plan a financial budget and manage the organization to meet the budget. Financial transparency to the Board of Directors is a must.

Previous relationships with international regulatory agencies and other industry forums preferred. The candidate should be a demonstrated strategic thinker with the ability to execute against a strategic plan and objectives and experience leading revenue generating programs. He or she should have an impeccable industry reputation and be an industry influencer.

An ability to travel up to 20% of the time (domestic and international) is essential.

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CEO | Marketing/Advertising | Minneapolis, MN

This company seeks a sales and marketing-oriented leader with solid understanding of operating disciplines to serve as the new CEO. This is an ideal opportunity for an executive with extensive experience in the custom signage, construction, custom manufacturing, or similar project management-based industries to lead the company’s expansion plans, which include organic and acquisition-based growth.

Reporting to the chairman of the board, the CEO will have P&L and general management responsibility to develop and execute a strategic growth plan, further enhancing the company’s recognized leadership position in the industry. The candidate must have CEO, general management or executive vice president experience with P&L responsibility of at least $50M in revenue.

The CEO must have demonstrated success developing infrastructure and processes to support a growing business. Ideally, the CEO has led a private equity-backed portfolio company to a successful exit.

Responsibilities include delivering solid revenue, profit and market share growth in markets served, consistently delivering strong ROI and shareholder value and growing sales while improving EBITDA and net income.

Fifteen-plus years of experience in progressive management/leadership level positions, in the custom signage, construction, custom manufacturing, or similar project management based industries, is required. The right candidate should have extensive general management experience, including a track record of driving profitable growth and demonstrated successes in P&L management, driving top line sales growth and sales and marketing, particularly in project management business with long sales cycles.

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CEO | Global Manufacturing | Toronto, Canada

This company is looking for a manufacturing leader who has been a CEO/president of a midsized business unit. The CEO will be responsible for strategy and leadership for the Canadian operation, developing a world-class manufacturing operation, building and developing a team, creating a lean culture, and full P&L responsibility.

The right candidate is someone who has the ability to work in diversified teams and guide and motivate team members and has strong communication skills as well as facilitation and negotiation/mediation skills.

A minimum of 15 years of progressive experience is required. The candidate must have been a President, CEO, VP of Operations or COO in a manufacturing and must have had full P&L responsibility for a $20 million to $150 million business.

A master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline would be an asset.

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CEO | Pharma/BioTech | Santa Fe, NM

NTxBio, LLC, a two-year-old firm, seeks a CEO to run the business, including managing R&D/Science, product and relationship strategic guidance, IP blueprint; Pre-Clinical & FDA/EMA regulatory plan development and execution, fund-raising for Series A and future rounds and penetration into business development and investment arms of big pharma.

The right CEO candidate will have a background of industrial biotech, life sciences, or pharmaceutical, early-stage drug development, biotech devices, or biosimilars development.

This is an opportunity to lead and build a world class, biotech platform company, with an initial team of up to 12 to 15 industry leading scientists and contractors.

Through its core platform technologies that focus on the development and manufacture of qualified new drug candidates, the company will be able to reduce the time and cost associated with new drug development, with the goal to characterize 10 to 20 novel candidates a month. The company’s unique platforms will radically alter the drug development landscape to enable more drugs to be developed by all stakeholders.

The ideal executive will have strong leadership experience with the ability to motivate individuals and mentor within the company, and maintain existing company relationships and contracts. The candidate should demonstrate knowledge and experience with related publications, patents and regulatory filings while maintaining knowledge of current science development.

Additionally, the CEO will have the opportunity to earn meaningful equity value while maintaining a culture of mutual respect within the company that aligns the interests of the company, the investors, and employees.

The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s or Ph.D, preferred in a scientific field, and a bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred) in a business field.

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CEO | Dental Tech | New England Area

DIO corporation will open a new business operation in New York, covering sales to eastern part of the U.S. It would like to find a passionate candidate who can develop the business and introduce it’s digital dental solution.

The business operation size will be 5-10 employees. The main operation is a sales and surgical guide production center.

The CEO will be responsible for set-up and launching a business readiness plan to penetrate customers in eastern U.S. cities. He or she will develop and execute the strategic plan based on market intelligence to achieve sales targets and to expand customer base for long-term success

The right candidate will manage human resources through training and education and should have exceptional communication, leadership and presentation skills, high sales & marketing network value (Dental School Graduates / Dentistry or Radiology, Academic background, Industry business network is preferred), high understanding of digital dentistry and IT and have experience in the Dental Implant market/ Medical devices are preferred.

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President/CEO North America | BEABA | New York, NY

The president/CEO will have full profit and loss responsibility for North America while managing a team of 5 employees plus ~10 outside sales reps and a variety of agencies (PR, digital marketing, design, etc.). The ideal candidate is a natural leader and premium consumer goods veteran who lives and breathes BEABA’s vision and brand values.

A successful candidate will have operations, financial management and business development experience, as well as the strategic skills needed to continue building a premium brand. This role involves extensive travel within the U.S. and to global headquarters in France.

The CEO will manage annual and ongoing strategic planning and monthly forecasting. He or she will work with headquarters to set annual sales and budget goals, identify opportunities for increased sales, both through existing and new sales channels, plan and execute sales growth strategy (online and brick & mortar), develop trade show strategy and execution and participate in sales meetings in France 1-2 times per year.

The ideal candidate will be a brand zealot for BEABA’s products, culture and approach to business. He or she should have 10+ years’ experience in premium consumer goods; an MBA or equivalent experience; strong leadership experience, including managing internal and external teams; experience in both online and offline sales; a proven track record of financial success within a global organization; a positive and goal-driven attitude and permanent U.S. work authorization.

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