Richard H. Lenny

Executive Advisor Partner at Wind Point Partners

Richard H. Lenny

Richard H. Lenny

Executive Advisor Partner at Wind Point Partners

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Nabisco Biscuit Co.
The Hershey Co.

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2965

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

1952

Age

68

Number of Awards

2

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Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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Operating Partner at FFL Partners LLC

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Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Co., Inc.

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Former Interim Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at 3M Company

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Information Resources, Inc.

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Executive Advisor Partner at Wind Point Partners

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Conagra Brands, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at Vestar Capital Partners, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The PrivateBank

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Richard H. Lenny
Executive Advisor Partner at Wind Point Partners
Education
MBA in Marketing & Finance with Honors
Class of 1977

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, magna cum laude

Georgia State University (GSU) is a public research university in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Founded in 1913, it is one of the University System of Georgia's four research universities. It has a student population of 32,022, including 24,096 undergraduates. Georgia State University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate degree programs spread across eight academic colleges with around 3,500 faculty members. Georgia State University is a part of the University System of Georgia and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. GSU is a commuter school with 61% of first-year students living on-campus and 17% of all undergraduates living on campus. Approximately 27% of the student population is considered part-time while 73% of the population is considered full-time. The university is classified as a 'Research University/Very High Activity', according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Since its inception, 192,785 degrees have been conferred, with 6,737 of them conferred during fiscal year 2011. The university has a full-time faculty count of 1,142, with 69 percent of those faculty members either tenured or on tenure track. GSU has two libraries, University library and Law library, which hold over 4.3 million volumes combined and serve as a federal document depository. The university has an economic impact on the Atlanta economy of more than $1.4 billion annually.

Career History
Executive Advisor Partner
Current

Wind Point Advisors LLC is an active manager which invests in companies located in the US with an enterprise value from $100 to $500 million, and a minimum EBITDA of $10 million. The firm follows of internet of industrial products, consumer products and business services. It provides financing for buyout and add-on acquisition transactions with investment size ranging from $50 to $100 million. It also makes controlling investments.

Partner
2011 - 2016

FFL invests in middle-market companies in the US and Canada. The firm prefers to invest in market-leading companies that generate high returns on invested capital and that have strong, defensible competitive positions, good growth prospects and outstanding management.FFL considers a variety of deal structures including: LBOs, startup capital to support strong management teams, PIPE's, convertible debt securities and occasional common stock investments in public companies. The firm seeks minority position with controlling interest and takes a seat on the board of directors. FFL generally commits $50-300 million to individual transactions and has the ability to make larger commitments under certain circumstances.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2007

The Hershey Co. engages in the manufacture and market of chocolate and sugar confectionery products. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America; and International and Other. The North America segment is responsible for the traditional chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery market position of the company, as well as its grocery and snacks market positions, in the United States and Canada. The International and Other segment is the combination of all other operating segments which are not individually material, including those geographic regions where the company operates outside of North America. Its brands include Hershey's, Reese's, and Kisses. The company was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, PA.

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$250K - $1M
2012

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry operates as a museum. It conduct exhibitions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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2011

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2010

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry operates as a museum. It conduct exhibitions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Awards & Honors
Barron's Magazine - World's Best CEOs
Institutional Investor Magazine - America’s Best CEOs
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