US Managing Director

Thomas Brooke International - Charlotte, NC

The Opportunity

· High growth, privately held global manufacturer of advanced coatings for wood and metal – strong reputation for quality, performance and highly responsive service

· #1 position in key markets in Europe; US presence is growing including moving to a new larger facility, enabling expanded service and manufacturing – goal is to manufacture in the US everything sold here

· Create and implement roadmap for rapid, profitable revenue growth of the coatings portfolio in US

· Interface directly with key customers

· Report to Regional Board

· Ideal timing to join a strongly committed US team – ownership is investing substantially in the US business

· Package includes salary, bonus, company car, great benefit package

Success profile:

· MUST HAVE: 5+ years current experience in industrial coatings – this is a CORE REQUIREMENT

· Good broad knowledge of coatings for wood and metal substrates an advantage

· 5+ years management experience including experience developing strategic plans and leading meaningful above-market growth

· Experience in international company is strongly preferred – you are comfortable working on a global team

· Entrepreneurial attitude – you take ownership and do what’s needed to accomplish the goal

· You have learned from both success and failure and can bring others along with you

· Long-term thinker, comfortable with private/family company culture – it’s not all about the next quarter

· Local candidates within driving distance (~2 hours) of Charlotte NC area strongly preferred but relocation is available for the right person

Posted On: Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Compensation: $130,000

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