Jim Gentilcore

Advisor at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

Jim Gentilcore

Jim Gentilcore

Advisor at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

Career Highlights

Brooks Automation, Inc.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
PQ Corporation

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Executive Chairman at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

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Managing Director at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at PQ Corporation

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at PQ Group Holdings, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director at QinetiQ Group Plc

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Executive Advisor at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

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Director at PQ Holdings, Inc.

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Professional at Boots Family Trust No. 1 U/A 12-29-2005

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Partner at INEOS Group AG

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Jim Gentilcore
Advisor at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC
Class of 1978

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

BS in Engineering
Class of 1975

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities. Drexel has built its global reputation on core achievements that include: Leadership in experiential learning through Drexel Co-op. A history of academic technology firsts. Recognition as a model of best practices in translational, use-inspired research. Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel now engages with students and communities around the world via: Three Philadelphia campuses and other regional sites. Drexel University Sacramento The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the nation’s oldest major natural science museum and research organization. International research partnerships including China and Israel. Drexel Online, one of the oldest and most successful providers of online degree programs. Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s top 10 employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics. Drexel’s ongoing strategic plan, “Transforming the Modern Urban University,” guides the University’s 21st-century trajectory.

Career History
2014 - Current

CCMP Capital invests in companies located in North America and Europe with strong management teams and an enterprise value of $250 million to $2 billion. The firm focuses on three industries Consumer, Industrial and Healthcare with an investment size of $100 to $500 million. They partners with founder-owned, entrepreneurial businesses, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and taking public companies private.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
2016 - 2018

PQ Corp. produces silicate, zeolite, and other performance materials. It serves the detergent, pulp and paper, chemical, petroleum, catalyst, water treatment, construction and beverage markets. The firm's products include lithium silicates, magnesium sulfate, sodium silicate liquids and solids. It also manufactures silica gel products for catalyst and anti-blocking applications and the zeolite products for adsorbent applications. The company was founded by Joseph Elkinton in 1831 and is headquartered in Malvern, PA.

Chief Executive Officer, President
2016 - 2018

PQ Group Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture of specialty catalysts, materials, and chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Refining Services, Catalysts, Performance Materials, and Performance Chemicals. The Refining Services segment offers sulfuric acid, virgin sulfuric acid, Oleum ECO services, sulfuric acid regeneration, aluminum sulfate, treatment services, industrial field services. The Catalysts segment includes zeolites, anti-blocking agents, chemical catalysis, polyolefin supports, chrome catalysts for high-density polyethylene, and polyolefin catalysis. The Performance Materials segment produces transportation reflective safety markings for roads and airports. The Performance Chemicals segment supplies personal and industrial cleaning products, fuel-efficient tires, surface coatings, and food and beverage products. The company was founded in 1831 and is headquartered in Malvern, PA.

Boards & Committees

Milacron LLC manufactures plastic and foam processing equipment. It operates across the following businesses: Milacron Plastics Machinery, Mold-Masters Hot Runner and Process Control Systems, DME Mold Technologies, Milacron Aftermarket Parts & Services, and CIMCOOL Fluid Technologies. The firm works on the areas of plastics-processing technologies, metalworking fluids, and precision machining. The company is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

2009 - 2011

ePAC Technologies, Inc. provides printing and logistics solutions for the technology industry. The company was founded by Sasha Dobrovolsky and Roger Marston in 1998 and is headquartered in San Leandro, CA.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
2007 - 2014

Edwards Group Ltd. operates as a holding company with interest in manufacturing exhaust management equipment and vacuum products. Its products include chemical and process pumps, gamma UHV pumps, integrated solutions, and lubricants and sealants. The company was founded by F. D. Edwards in 1919 and is headquartered in Bolton, the United Kingdom.

Political Donations

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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