Pandoblox

CEO Turnaround Tales:

NEVER LET A CRISIS

GO TO WASTE

Live Webinar

Tuesday, October 26

12:30PM to 1:30PM

Panelist

Andrew Clarke

CEO of Francesca’s  

Pat Turpin

CPG Board Member and Advisor

Henry Park

Pandoblox Executive Partner

  • Andrew Clarke A seasoned executive within the retail arena assumed the role of CEO at Francesca’s (700+ location national retailer) one month before the Covid-19 global lockdown. He was able to navigate through the uncertainty and create a 90 day turnaround plan to steer the company through the worst global economic downturn in decades. Find out how he leveraged opportunities that would have frightened others in unknown territory. 

  • Pat Turpin An investment banker and previous executive at Costco recognized a unique opportunity within a struggling rice cake factory. Both hemorrhaging money and struggling with operations he was able to see through the issues and recognize a huge opportunity within the manufacturing and health-conscious snack space by repurposing the company’s existing assets and creating a global brand known as “Popchips”. Find out how he orchestrated this rebranding and rapidly turned the company from an unknown player to a global brand sensation.

Discussions & Insights:

Webinar Description

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Some people see a business crisis as an almost unsurmountable set of problems, while others recognize that big challenges often present unique opportunities to grow.

 

Join our group of esteemed CEOs as they discuss how they leveraged the crisis and created something entirely new... resulting in stronger and more profitable businesses

PANELIST

Andrew Clarke

CEO of Francesca's 

Experience: President at Kmart, CPO Pimkie, Justice, President Loft by Ann Taylor,  Investor and Advisory Board Glowe

Pat Turpin

CPG Board Member and Advisor

Experience: President and Co-Founder of Popchips, Inc., VP Costco, Investment banker at DLJ

Henry Park

Pandoblox Executive Partner

Experience: Finance, M&A, 20 yrs IT industry