CEO, CFO and Other Interim Executive Placement

M&A helps clients fill critical roles quickly with highly experienced professionals who have “been there and done that”. You get the right experienced professional you need quickly, affordably and in a highly flexible manner. Our clients use us in the following ways:

  • Interim professionals where you need knowledge and experience on a key initiative for a 2 to 12-month period
  • Interim-to-hire when you need to fill a position immediately while conducting a search to find the long-term answer.
  • Fractional professionals when there is a long-term role but it’s not a 5 day a week job.
  • Project – when you need a professional with unique expertise to solve a specific problem or advance a specific initiative with defined activities and deliverables.

Here are a few examples of projects our team has completed, providing clients with the professional with the right knowledge and expertise:

Provided interim VP of Operations leadership necessary to prepare for outsourcing an underperforming plant to a Contract Manufacturing Organization. Professional was a VP Operations with process improvement skills (12-month interim assignment)

Provided an interim CFO within 2 weeks for a construction company while they conducted a more comprehensive search. The interim CFO was eventually hired full time. (6 month interim to hire)

Provided a Product Owner with specific expertise in data mining for a key software development project. (6 month interim role)

Provided an interim CFO within 2 weeks for a construction company while they conducted a more comprehensive search. The interim CFO was eventually hired full time. (6 month interim to hire)

Provider a Supply Chain expert to solve a number of supplier issues and enable better supplier relationships and performance ahead of a key product launch (6 month interim role)

Helped a candy manufacturer bringing on a new production line and equipment and experiencing significant down-town assess the current process and equipment, identify specific improvement opportunities, and support the team in making the necessary changes. Professional is a life long candy manufacturing expert with specific experience with “gummy” mogul production (5 day assessment and on-going support for 1-2 days a month)

Revamped the quality system of a cell culture medical device company to enable them to get a CE mark and expand their market in Europe. Professional – a regulatory and quality expert with a strong biology and cell culture background (4-month project)

Helped an early stage pharmaceutical company serving the dental market develop their commercialization strategy. Professional was former leader of a $1 Billion Fortune 100 company serving the Dental market. (1 day per week for 2 years)

Helped a mid-sized manufacturer with an ineffective sales management process to implement and gain adoption for a CRM tool enabling improved

Fractional/Interim Leadership Titles

We have filled numerous senior level interim roles for companies spanning almost all functional areas:

Sales & Marketing

  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
  • Internal Communications
  • Director Marketing Communications
  • Director of Digital Marketing
  • VP Sales
  • VP Business Development
  • Account Executive - International Sales
  • VP Customer Service

Finance & Accounting

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Controller
  • Chief Security Officer

Operations & Supply Chain

  • COO
  • Director of Operations
  • VP Operations
  • VP Manufacturing
  • Director of Supply Chain
  • Director of Procurement
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Director of Logistics
  • VP Quality
  • VP Client Services

I/T

  • CIO
  • VP Technology
  • VP Software Development
  • Software Architect
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager

Expert Project Consulting Areas

Our experts span most industries and business process areas and enable companies to quickly add specific expertise to their teams. The following are some of the experts that we have engaged for clients:

Industry Experts

  • Agriculture
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Textile Manufacturing
  • Metal Manufacturing
  • Printing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Nutraceutical
  • Biotechnology
  • Genomics
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • Semi-Conductor
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Consumer Goods
  • CPG
  • Chemical
  • Oil & Gas
  • Medical Device
  • Food Production
  • Nanotechnology
  • Wholesale
  • Healthcare
  • Health Insurance
  • Insurance
  • Student Loan
  • Transportation

Business Process Experts

HR Experts

  • Employee Development Expert
  • Compensation Expert
  • Benefits Expert
  • Organizational Development Expert
  • Change Management Expert
  • HRIS Expert
  • Communication
  • Training

Finance / M&A Experts

  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Financial Reporting
  • Accounting Internal Controls
  • Acquisitions
  • Strategic Planning
  • Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Treasury
  • Business Development
  • Valuation

Sales / Marketing Experts

  • Sales Management
  • Account Management
  • Call Center
  • Tele-marketing
  • Lead Generation
  • Customer Service
  • Brand Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • SEO
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Advertising
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Communications
  • Pricing
  • Forecasting
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Market Strategy
  • Customer Retention
  • Customer Loyalty
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Trademark
  • Distribution

Operations Experts

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • International Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Contract Manufacturing
  • Factory Automation and Robotics
  • Material Handling
  • Plant Relocation
  • Plant Consolidation
  • Plant Construction
  • Plant Layout
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Process Optimization
  • Production Troubleshooting

Product Development Experts

  • Portfolio Management
  • Product Development Process
  • Regulatory
  • Reimbursement
  • Intellectual Property
  • Product Valuation
  • Stage Gate
  • Product Launch
  • Product Management
  • Innovation

Supply Chain Experts

  • Purchasing
  • Logistics
  • International Logistics
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory Control
  • Sourcing
  • Global Procurement
  • Procurement
  • Freight
  • Inventory Reduction

I/T Experts

  • Application Development
  • Software Development
  • APP Development
  • Resource Management
  • Architecture
  • CRM Implementation
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Cloud
  • Infrastructure
  • Data Mining
  • Analytics
  • ERP
  • SaaS
  • Security
  • Storage
  • Virtualization
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Wireless Technology
  • Biometrics