Anne, working through ADS Consulting, LLC, has been engaged as of January 2018 to provide strategic consultative advice to Windjammer and operational services to its portfolio companies. Anne is a global executive with over 30 years of P&L, marketing, sales, and operations leadership experience to drive revenue, profitability and cash flow growth while spearheading operational improvements to meet customer needs.
Anne serves as a member of the board of directors of Component Hardware Group, Inc. and of Heritage Food Service Group, Inc. In addition to advising and working with the leadership teams of both these portfolio companies to achieve desired results, she helps evaluate investment opportunities, assists with due diligence and integration plans, and works on special projects as needed.
Anne's background includes twelve years of Danaher (NYSE: DHR) experience as President of four operating companies, and five years as Board Director of a Danaher/Danfoss JV, followed by almost three years as Group President of the Food Service Equipment Group at Standex International, a small-cap public company (NYSE: SXI). Her prior experience includes general management, marketing & sales management and engineering positions at Airpax Corporation (currently part of Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST)); Ultrak (subsequently acquired by Honeywell (NYSE: HON)); C-Power Products; Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG); and Mietec (subsequently owned by Alcatel and then On Semiconductor (NASDAQ: ONNN)). She received her MBA from Babson College in Massachusetts, and her BSEE and MSEE degrees from the Catholic University of Louvain (KU Leuven) in Belgium. She is fluent in English, Dutch, French and German.
Anne is also an independent member of the Board of Directors of AGI (Ag Growth International Inc.) (TSX: AFN), a global manufacturer of handling, storage and conditioning solutions for grain, fertilizer, food, feed and seed, headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada.