Rich Dever

Rich Dever
Senior Executive Advisor


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Rich Dever

Professional Background

  • 20+ years of experience in post-acquisition integrations and leading teams throughout the world to deliver M&A value
  • Before joining Global PMI Partners, Rich held strategy, finance and operational leadership roles at Sequa Corporation, Steel Partners Holdings, The Timken Company and Stolle Machinery. In addition to M&A integration, his career includes start-up businesses, turnaround situations, divestitures, product and technology development, quality systems, manufacturing operations and business process improvement
  • Rich holds a BS in Accounting and an MBA in Global Technological Innovation from The University of Akron. Rich is a Six Sigma Master Blackbelt and Lean Enterprise expert

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Diverse background across disciplines, industries and cultures with deep insights into opportunities; Strong process focus to capture M&A synergies and leverage differentiated capabilities for value
  • M&A integration and technology transfer; Organizational restructuring; Strategy development and deployment; Manufacturing, assembly and supply-chain optimization; Product and technology development; Business process optimization; Change management and acceleration; Risk assessment and mitigation; Quality systems; Facility planning – expansion, consolidation, relocation, capital investment
  • Hands-on engagement leading integration
    and operational teams in the US, Brazil, France, Sweden, Germany, China, Vietnam, UK
    and Mexico

Project Highlights

  • Private Equity / Holding Companies: Sequa Corporation, Steel Partners Holdings, American Industrial Partners, Avantce Capital, BNS Holdings, Bairnco Corp
  • Capital Equipment: Sequa Can Machinery, Can Industry Products, Formatec Tooling Systems, Preferred Machining Brazil, Stolle Machinery, Gerber Scientific
  • Automotive: Wheeled Coach, Collins Bus, Casco Automotive
  • Industrial: MEGTEC Systems, Goss International, Kasco, The Timken Company, Lucas Milhaupt, Canfield Technologies, Handy Tube, Flexcon Industrial
  • Engineered Materials: TimkenSteel, Arlon Silicone Technologies, Arlon Electronic Materials, Precoat Metals
  • Construction Materials: Arlon Graphics, OMG

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