Hiren Thakar

Principal,Chief Operating Officer, International Operations
Corporate Executive
Chicago Downtown
One South Wacker Drive
Suite 3000
Chicago Illinois 60606-4649
United States

Operations and strategy professional with experience in public and private corporations, serving on executive committees, advising and reporting to Boards’ of Directors, CEOs, and CFOs. Hiren has written and executed strategies for firms ranging from $100 million service firms to $30 billion product firms. He has directly executed over $1 billion in capital market transactions including IPOs, private sales, mergers, spin-offs, capital raises, refinancing, and debt restructuring. He has led teams in over 40 acquisitions from identification, through negotiation, diligence, documentation, and transition planning.  The team has also recruited over 300 key professional services teams responsible for $400 million.  Hiren's current responsibilities also include launching and growing international operations.  He has extensive experience working not only in the United States, but also Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia.  His skill sets include strategy, M&A, financial analysis & reporting and operational improvement. His background includes executive level officer at service companies, management consulting, and education from top tier business and engineering schools.