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CEO at a PE-Backed E-Commerce B2C/B2B Manufacturer
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LOCATION: United States  


SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Executive Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, an E-Commerce B2C/B2B manufacturer. The sponsor is bullish about its investment thesis in the acquired platform.  

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity. 


  • Business Model: E-commerce  
  • End Market: Enthusiasts  
  • Revenue Range: Middle Market  
  • Hold Period: Exit planned for 2028 
  • Deal Structure: Control buyout 

INVESTMENT THESIS: Transform the business and drive scale within 4-5 years. 

Continuously strengthen its systems, infrastructure, and processes to unlock the platform’s full organic growth potential, optimize margins, and ensure its ability to seamlessly integrate add-on acquisitions. Acquire add-ons that will add scale, product, cross-sell, and multiple arbitrage. 

THE SPONSOR: This Chicago-based private equity firm has a solid history of scaling businesses. Its sector specialties include investing in the manufacturing, consumer product, distribution, healthcare, and non-financial service sectors. 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes: 

  • Business Model: E-Commerce  
  • Functional: CEO or President leading a Middle Market E-commerce company OR a number two leader within a larger 
  • Orientation: Heavy Marketing orientation is required with related experience across sales strategy, and operations 
  • Private Equity: Not required 
  • M&A: Solid integration experience is highly preferred 
  • Tenure: 20-35+ years of progressive career success  

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

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