Sue Frerichs
Partner

Calgary, Canada
+1 403-978-3610 ext. 700
+1 888-964-1566 ext. 700
sue.frerichs@gpmip.com


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Sue Frerichs



Professional Background

  • Sue has over 20+ years’ experience leading and advising on Business Transformations and facilitating Mergers and Acquisition Integration.
  • Prior to starting Frix, Sue held leadership positions with EDS, Fortis (PKA Aquila). She spent her time in Industry helping clients through various integration and transformation projects.
  • Held roles with two different firms over a few years as lead on integration projects.
  • Held role as Operations executive focused on sourcing and acquisitions for growth
  • A Bachelor of Commerce Graduate from the University of Ottawa.
  • Designations include Certified Public Accountant(CPA, CMA), as well as Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), and a Certified Management Consultant.
  • Based in Canada. Languages include English and French

Industry & Sector Experience

  • Proven experience in Leadership in Financial Management, Strategy & Execution, Mergers & Acquisition Integration, Financial Transformation & IT Management and Strategy.
  • Proven track record working with companies to maximize shareholder value during critical phases of business change.
  • She has other industry roles including: Oil and Gas; Utilities, Commercial Development, Telco, Energy and Technology.
  • Experience in integrated solutions including technology enablement and risk management.

Project Highlights

M&A-related engagements on which Sue has worked include:

  • BP Canada (Canada/US/UK). Financial restructuring of entities and carveout strategies on divestitures.
  • IT Product Manufacturer. Transformation due to multiple acquisitions and exponential growth periods (National and Cross Boarder).
  • Energy Services Company. Lead the integration after a series of acquisitions. Later facilitate business combination and integration.
  • Large Utility Organization – projects lead on integrating acquisitions. Reengineering of strategy to allow for repeatable acquisitions and integration.
  • Growing IT Services organization – key role in valuations, and post merger integration and realization of deal synergies
  • Energy Company (Canada/US). Project Manager transformation of international utility to integrate an acquisition and prepare for further acquisitions.
  • Large Energy Company (Canada/US). Lead the governance and approach for financial transformation project and other transformation initiatives including vendor and risk management

Sector expertise

  • Business & Professional Services
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products Supply
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Government & Public Services
  • Internet & E-Commerce
  • IT Services
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Product Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Software
  • Technology Hardware
  • Telecommunications Carriers
  • Telecommunications Hardware
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

Service expertise

Languages

  • English
  • French

Experience


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