Gregory M. Thomas
Mr. Thomas specializes in business development, structured finance, and LBOs with a focus on disruptive companies in the energy, life sciences, and water industries. Mr. Thomas has been based in Asia since 2003 and has assisted many U.S.-based firms to expand their presence in the region. Results include reducing costs by more than 20% and increasing profits by millions of dollars.
Prior to joining 375 Park Associates, Mr. Thomas was the Regional Director and Managing Partner of IMC International Asia-Pacific, an international M&A advisory firm that specializes in internationalization and turnarounds. At IMC, Mr. Thomas worked on several LBO teams, led a joint venture with a New York-based hedge fund, and started a ship finance operation. Mr. Thomas spent four years as the Managing Director & President of Foundation Consulting, a company that was acquired by IMC in 2013.
Mr. Thomas has held management positions within Fortune 500 companies in the US and has led business units of ultra-growth companies in Asia-Pacific with P&Ls in excess of US $ 30 million. Besides acting as an advisor to several start-ups in the U.S. and Asia, Mr. Thomas is also a member of the advisory councils of the Harvard Business Review, CX@Rutgers, McKinsey Quarterly, and the Gerson Lehrman Group.
Mr. Thomas studied Organizational Communications, Learning, and Design at Ithaca College and has a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications from Almeda University as well as a Master’s in Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School at Herriot Watt University.
In addition to his other work, Mr. Thomas is Director of Financial Advisory for Mazars Oman and is a judge for the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.
The awards, celebrated since 2001, are widely respected as a pinnacle of achievement in our industry, recognize excellence in deal making, restructuring, and financing.
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