As your company grows, you require diverse skill sets from your management team. Although the people who have been with you from the beginning remain important, you may need to add seasoned professionals with different experience to spearhead new initiatives in marketing, finance, administration and sales. Whether you are looking for a CFO with public company experience or a veteran head of sales who understands global markets, Summit can help.
Summit Partners has recruited top talent to the management teams of our portfolio companies. With connections that span numerous industries and the globe, we can tap a deep network of professionals to complement and strengthen your team.
Here are some examples:
- Summit recruited Michael Fitzpatrick as CEO and President of E-TEK Dynamics Inc., enabling cofounders J.J. and Theresa Pan to exit the family business. With Summit's help, E-TEK also brought onboard a CEO, CFO, VP-Marketing and VP-Manufacturing.
- After Splash Technologies Holdings Inc. spun off from Radius, Summit quickly helped their management team build the business from the ground up, including the recruitment of key managers and a CFO.
- Summit helped Blue Ocean Software Inc. expand its sales force and financial team and recruit David Weiss from Citrix Systems to become its CMO and later President and COO.
- After helping EMED Co. Inc. build a management team, Summit assisted in recruiting seasoned direct-mail professional, Tom Fay, as president in order to overhaul the company's sales and marketing strategy.
Summit Partners has helped many other companies recruit world-class management team members. To learn more, read the case studies below: