Wynnchurch hires former Advanced Lighting Technologies CFO Aron Beach

Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Beach worked as chief financial officer for Advanced Lighting Technologies. 

Wynnchurch Capital hired Aron Beach as a managing director focused on operations, strategy and portfolio management. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Beach worked as chief financial officer for Advanced Lighting Technologies.

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Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle market private equity firm, announced that Aron Beach has joined the firm as a Managing Director — focused on operations, strategy and portfolio management. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Beach served as the Chief Financial Officer for Advanced Lighting Technologies.

Chris O’Brien, Managing Partner at Wynnchurch, said, ​“We are excited to welcome Aron to the Wynnchurch team. Aron brings nearly 20 years of experience as a financial and strategic leader, and has overseen acquisitions and divestitures, restructurings, and financing for businesses ranging in size from $70m to $350m. He will help us continue our focus on value creation through active operational and strategic management of our portfolio companies.”

Mr. Beach added, ​“I am delighted to work with the Wynnchurch team and look forward to what the future holds.” Mr. Beach earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Beach began his career as a Financial Analyst at Lason, Inc and later transitioned to various strategic and financial roles at Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO), Accel Performance Group, Z Capital Partners, and Busche Performance Group.

Wynnchurch Capital is actively seeking investment opportunities for its $2.277 billion Fund V. In February, Wynnchurch acquired Pennsylvania Machine Works, a fully integrated manufacturer of high pressure forged fittings and branch connections. Other recent Wynnchurch investments include: Clyde Industries, a leading designer and manufacturer of sootblowers, a critical component within recovery, power, and steam boilers; Eastern Metal Supply, a leading value-added distributor of aluminum extrusions and related products; MPL Holdings, a leader in cultured marble products for the hospitality and multi-family housing markets; and two closed-die forging facilities of Allegheny Technologies that produce high-value, complex forgings for OEMs.

ABOUT WYNNCHURCH CAPITAL:
Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with offices in California and Canada, was founded in 1999, and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with $4.2 billion of committed capital under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and restructurings. For more information, please visit: https://​www​.wyn​nchurch​.com.