A widely accomplished investor, founder, and operator, Andrew will leverage his distinguished business expertise to work directly with the team and our senior executives across the MidOcean platform. In addition to bringing an expansive network of people, businesses, and industries to the firm, Andrew will focus on improvements to operational efficiency, best practices for building healthy cultures, and overall business strategy to boost profitability and increase EBITDA.
Under Andrew’s leadership, Berlin Packaging evolved from an initial $500,000 equity investment into a $2.6 billion enterprise and is currently the sole Hybrid Packaging Supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures in the packaging product and services industry. The company has over 40,000 available SKUs, greater than 200 packaging consultants, and more than 100 sales and warehouse locations across North America, Europe, China and South Africa. Andrew’s innovative approach to operational strategy and business culture alongside the compelling concepts and products he brought to the packaging community have been crucial to Berlin Packaging’s immense success.
Andrew is involved with several philanthropic causes, business associations and civic activities including the Illinois State Police Merit Board, the Board of Trustees at Syracuse University, Board of Directors at the American Cancer Society and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chairman/Owner of the South Bend Cubs, MiLB affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, and is a Partner/Owner at the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs. Andrew additionally sits on the board of MidOcean portfolio company, IMAGE Skincare.