Our client was a highly profitable company with $30+ million-dollar in revenue. Based in Southern California, our client was an industry leader in providing metal finishing solutions and services for a worldwide customer base serving the aerospace and defense industries. The company was a closely held private company owned by three families with a culture of commitment, steeped in unrivaled quality and service and a mantra of continuous process improvement.

The Need

Our client was seeking a Chief Operating Officer, a newly created role as the current CEO and business owner was planning on retirement within several years and wanted his successor in this COO role. The position reported to the CEO and board of directors, and would provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure the organization would have the proper controls, procedures, and systems in place to keep the company growing with financial strength and operating efficiency.


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