Restructuring and Turnaround of Distressed Industrial Operations with Private-Equity Firms
Friday, January 27, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
Matthew Karmel was born in Israel. He earned 2 B.Sc. degrees - in Mechanical Engineering and in Aeronautical Engineering from the Technion in Israel, MS and Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University, and a Business Operational Management Certificate from INSEAD University in France.He started his career with the GM Research Labs in Michigan, and then moved to various operational and management positions at Ford and automotive suppliers in the US and overseas. He now specializes in turnarounds and restructuring of industrial and manufacturing companies with multi-site operations worldwide. His assignments included publicly-traded as well as private-equity firms, unionized and non-unionized, in a broad range of industrial sectors including automotive, basic & niche manufacturing, highly-engineered capital equipment, construction materials, and consumer products. He lived and worked in various countries throughout North and South America, Western and Eastern Europe, and the Asia-Pacific Region.