Jennifer Cyra​ 1

Jennifer Cyra​
Senior Executive Advisor
USA


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Jennifer Cyra​



Professional Background

  • Jennifer is a global advisor in the consumer products and services industry.  Her M&A work includes process & workstream integration, organizational design, and synergy capture through sales strategy and contract and supplier harmonization.
  • Jennifer served as SVP, Integration Strategic Initiatives for OfficeMax/Office Depot, overseeing projects related to process harmonization and synergy capture.  Prior to that she was SVP Omni-channel commerce, overseeing product strategy for all sales channels.  She also led digital and retail businesses for apparel at Sears Holdings and began her career at Marshall Field’s.
  • Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Board of Visitors member. She is a member of International Women’s Forum and Secretary of the Board for IWF Chicago.  

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Seasoned senior executive leader and advisor for post-merger integration and commerce growth in the consumer products and services industry.
  • Experienced leader of strategic initiatives related to M&A synergy capture; delivered over $150 million related to cost of goods savings and organizational structure design in the US, Canada and Europe. 
  • P&L accountability for businesses ranging from $2 billion to $6 billion.  
  • Industry experience includes senior executive roles responsible for sales, product, process design, organizational design, strategic vendor management, contracts, digital transformation and marketing.
  • Led private brand development and Asia-based global sourcing operations with $120 million in shipments

Project Highlights

  • M&A Integration:  Office Depot, Office Max, Office Depot Europe, Viking Europe, Grand & Toy Canada, Sears Holdings, Kmart
  • Consumer Goods & Services Wholesale: Office Depot, Office Max, Office Depot Europe, Viking Europe, Grand & Toy Canada, Talkbox, Musclecare, Lee London
  • Direct to Consumer : Office Depot, Office Max, Office Depot Europe, Viking Europe, Grand & Toy Canada, Sears Holdings, Marshall Field’s, QmodoAI, PRGX Global, Talkbox, Muscle Care, Lee London, Skillsetz, Chicago Tribune
  • Education & Training: Loyola University of Chicago, National Organization of Productivity and Organizing Professionals, National Diversity Council

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