Doug Spitler

President | CEO | General Manager | Private Equity

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Decisive and relational executive with a strong moral compass who aligns stakeholders behind common business goals and delivers results.    Experience with national manufacturers of consumer and industrial products.  Skilled developer of corporate strategy with repeated success driving major market share increases and operational excellence while consistently exceeding profit goals and fostering culture.

 

Accomplishments:

  • Developed strategy and led integration of 300 employees across 7 locations and 6 brands into one operating company that led to above target profitability improvements and market share increases across all divisions.

  • Led commercial integration of automotive tool company including rebranding, go-to-market strategy and product positioning for existing product lines and new products. This led from a shift as an OEM supplier to a predominantly branded company.

  • Improved and consistently exceeded financial metrics of diversified manufacturer as measured by PE ownership.  Improved EBITDA 500 basis points in first three years.

  • Promoted to revive and restart a newly-acquired, bankrupt company that had been out of business. Maximized operating and cost effectiveness, satisfying customers and shareholders while securing a $25+ million run rate from a zero base

 

Skills:

Managing P&L, Operations & Projects | Sales and Marketing | Mergers and Acquisitions | Negotiations | Continuous Improvement / Lean | Leadership | Strategic Planning | Talent Management | Organizational Change | New Market Growth| Board Relations | Start-Up / Turnaround

 

Experience:

Industrial, Retail, Building Materials, Dealers, Automotive Aftermarket Tools and Equipment, OEM’s, Electronics and Aerospace