Testimonials

"LGE was able to bring us world class marketing and partner development overnight. Not only did they overhaul our positioning, but they revamped all of our communications material with great speed and quality. More importantly, I was able to leverage their expertise in technology markets to fast-track several initiatives and they were able to help me build a fact based argument on a major strategic decision point. We ultimately went with LGE's recommendation and that may have saved us millions of dollars. Lastly, they were able to drive a significant partnership with a major player that we otherwise would not have closed."

Chairman
Security Software Startup

Success

Hired by the CEO of $30M services company to help grow their top line. Coached the CEO and executive team through all phases of engagement, led project to define new business offerings, placed two executive team members, expanded company into Europe and South America in less than 45 days and managed executive client relationships.

Results: Grew revenue by 30% during the period and established company presence in 2 regions. Maintained client engagement over two-year period, company recently reengaged LGE after ownership change.
Hired by the CEO of a $50M telecommunications firm to scope a new services line of business and go to market strategy. Assessed core competencies of company and determined feasible new product direction, given competitive landscape, operational capabilities and financial resources. Led CEO and execs through a quantifiable buy/build analysis of strategic alternatives. Assessed potential of several acquisition candidates.

Results: Client is pursuing new services strategy and is investigating potential M&A candidates. CEO and President were pleased that this study “provided the layer of depth that we needed” and the executive team was enthusiastic about the education that they received on the potential new lines of business.
Hired by investors in Australian start up company to establish presence in Europe. Put in place a virtual team, conducted extensive market analysis, and established initial channel structure.

Results: Completed comprehensive business plan and investment strategy that allowed investors to adjust his business priorities and direction.
Hired by the founder of $30M Chinese consumer product company to introduce new product into US market. Assembled a virtual team within 30 days and developed detailed business plan.

Results:
Assembled virtual team, completed business plan, introduced company to investment group, and started due diligence process within 4 months.
Hired by the business development executive of a $150M European supply chain services company to help establish presence in the US. Developed account plan, managed executive client relationships and facilitated the establishment of critical partnerships.

Results: Won key US opportunity with Fortune 100 technology company and established strategic partnerships with 2 US partners that could lead to additional future business.
Hired by the CEO of a $70M technology company to improve scalability of the company for future growth. Conducted intense 30-day scalability assessment and led improvement projects in five key areas. Also provided interim VP of Operations when incumbent resigned and placed permanent executive within two months of resignation. Provided coaching to CEO and executive staff.

Results: Company realized marked improvement in all key areas, including the product/process quality area that exposed the future viability of the company. Also provided interim IT Director later within a week of unexpected resignation of incumbent.
Hired by the CEO of a $30M technology company to improve operations. Conducted intense 30-day scalability assessment, provided interim Director of Operations.

Results:
Established improvement road map and placed interim executive. Recently asked to provide interim VP of Operations to help establish new company direction and lead team through transition.
The largest privately owned packaging company in North America, with 57 sites and 8,000 employees, required an executive to drive logistics and transportation cost reductions.

Results: LGE Execs identified the winning interim exec within a week and he was on the job within three weeks. He led the development of cost reduction targets and plans for the top 23 plants, established cost reduction reporting methodology, and oversaw the top pilot projects, among other duties. There has been a $1.6M cost reduction over six months, and LGE has been engaged to continue for an additional three months to assist in transition.

Hired by the VP of Supply Chain of a $3B technology company to provide interim leadership after unexpected resignation by operations exec during critical ramp of complex CTO operation. Provided interim operations VP on site within one week and also provided interim materials director within week of resignation of second incumbent. Due to the criticality of the ramp, team held daily conferences to update the CEO and exec team.

Results: Completed ramp of facility in less than 90 days. Increased output of facility by 50%, reduced order backlog by 65% and reduced inventory by 30%. Also assisted in transition of organization after the division was successfully sold to another technology company. LGE helped turn a tactical crisis into a strategic and victorious transaction by the company.

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