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Mo Meidar is a dynamic and self-motivated entrepreneur who has increased corporate value by millions of dollars. He is a seasoned professional with over 40 years of operations experience with both public and private companies.  His industry experience includes manufacturing, processing, retail, and distribution.

 

As an accomplished turnaround specialist and operations manager, Mr. Meidar has revitalized more than 50 companies. As CEO, Chairman or Advisor he has successfully led and managed both large and small corporations.  Working on behalf of large financial institutions and private equity groups, Mr. Meidar has developed strategies for complex and diverse operations, moving both horizontally across functions and vertically within an industry.

45
Years

of Executive Leadership in Operations, Manufacturing, Distribution & High Technology

Mr. Meidar is a results-oriented leader with comprehensive skills including cost control, supply chain management, infrastructure re-engineering, project management, acquisition consolidation, recapitalization, and management augmentation.  He is an innovative thinker that challenges the status quo and forces a shift of legacy paradigms in organizations. As an operations leader, he has developed strong relationships with most presidents in large automotive and aerospace companies around the world. Further, his mergers and acquisitions experience has led to extensive relationships with Wall Street commercial and investment banks, strategic buyers and joint venture partners.  

Successful
planning

and orchestration of reorganizations and turnarounds for many distressed companies.

Before Selling the company, Mr. Meidar was the Founder & CEO of MAG Industrial Automation Systems, a privately-held company which is a remarkable example of entrepreneurship and technological leadership.  MAG’s composites, CNC machine tools and systems companies serve the aerospace, automotive, mining, heavy equipment, solar and wind power industries, as well as the general machining industry.  With 2008 revenues of over $1.7 billion, more than 4000 employees in 26 facilities, and markets in over 80 countries worldwide, MAG is one of the world’s biggest machine builders with the most advanced technologies. MAG’s flagship brands have been leading suppliers of innovative production machinery for nearly 125 years.

Expertise
in

Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Divestiture Activities

Mr. Meidar immigrated to the United States from Israel in 1967 after serving as Captain of a Paratrooper Engineer unit in the Six Day War.  He earned a B.S. degree in Engineering from Philadelphia University, completed Ph.D. coursework in International Trade and Finance at Lehigh University and holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from Philadelphia University. Mr. Meidar enjoys travel, music, cycling, scuba, and target shooting.  He has homes in Miami and Albuquerque

Operating
model

Speed & Flexibility to changing market conditions, Reduction in capital through supply chain management & Cost Reductions emphasizing value-added solutions

Mo I. Meidar holds 82 Personal Patents

Mo holds a Professorship at the distinguished Karlsruhe University, Germany