Mathew J. Veedon

Mathew is a founding partner with significant operating and investment experience over a broad range of industries. He focuses on high intervention situations, turnarounds and major transformations. He has consulted for numerous portfolio companies of leading Private Equity firms and has a successful track record of improving EBITDA (over $225 million).

He has worked with senior executives of global consumer products and industrial goods companies, leading key strategies and initiatives for performance improvement. Select engagements include:

> For a $100 million medical device manufacturing company faced with sharply declining sales and a recessionary environment, he worked on restructuring their sales force around independent health networks instead of traditional clinical sales to individual hospitals. 
> Led a menu rationalization and store compliance team for a Quick Service Restaurant chain that operates over 1,000 restaurants in 40 countries, which emerged from bankruptcy. 
> For a $1 billion mattress company, he led the integration of their Canadian licensee. Also evaluated and successfully made the business case for acquiring a memory foam technology company to fill a critical gap in their product offerings.

> Assisted a leading Private Equity firm to merge 35+ former independent owner/operator businesses that had been acquired but never integrated.

> Redesigned the New Product Development function of a $200 million household furnishings manufacturer that was importing all its products from China.

> Built the financial plan to support the $3 billion purchase and outsourcing of customer services of a UK based legacy telecom company to the Caribbean.

> For a major paper pulp and newsprint manufacturer he conducted detailed pricing and demand analysis to assess the impact of facilities consolidation and to develop strategies to increase shareholder value.  

Mathew is also a Senior Advisor to Quest Turnaround advisors and a Partner at Redding Consultants where he has worked extensively with senior executives of global consumer products and industrial goods companies. Prior to joining Redding, Mathew was a Principal of NGV Partners Fund LLC, a seed stage technology fund and portfolio manager of Sachem Ventures. Mathew began his career at Arthur Andersen and was a manager at Accenture. 

Mathew graduated from Sydenham College in Mumbai, India. He is a Chartered Accountant, and holds an MBA in Finance with a Strategy concentration from Yale University.