GPMIP Post Merger Integration consultant, Peter Bierden

Peter Bierden
Senior Executive Advisor


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Peter Bierden

Professional Background

  • 25 years of operational experience leading multiple complex product and technical field services organizations.
  • P&L leadership positions in Fortune 500 as well as middle market businesses.
  • Held integration and operating roles in four businesses acquired by GE Energy
  • Early career experience as nuclear trained Submarine Officer in the US Navy. 
  • Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Pennsylvania; Masters in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • General Manager with significant P&L results leading global teams in Energy, Industrial, and Power Generation industries
  • Expertise in the acquisition and integration of small, mid-sized and large companies.
  • Global leader with experience building teams across multiple geographies.
  • COO for a PE backed electrical construction and services business; completed the acquisition and integration of six businesses as part of a regional roll-up strategy
  • Strong Quality and process mind-set: leader of GE Energy’s Lean and Six Sigma program

Project Highlights

  • Power Generation:   Integration leader for GE Wind Energy; integration leader and COO for a engineering design business;  integration planning for large European acquisition
  • Industrial Services:  Built project management and aftermarket services organizations in multiple newly acquired businesses
  • Water Treatment:  Merged six distinct water treatment businesses into a  single global organization
  • Private Equity:  Implemented an inorganic growth strategy for a middle market electrical business.

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