Executive Roster

Kieran McGarrell

Managing Director, Transaction Services, and Corporate Restructuring

kieranmcgarrell@traversellc.com
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Kieran McGarrell has more than 17 years of experience as a senior executive and consultant in a wide range of financial and operational roles. He brings extensive knowledge in all aspects of Finance, Accounting, Corporate Restructuring and Financial Due Diligence. He has worked with start-ups, high-growth private companies and multinational corporations, and has significant international experience having worked in the UK and managed U.S.-based entities responsible for significant overseas operations.

Prior to joining Traverse in 2007, Kieran served served for 12 years as Vice President and Finance Director at Smiths Group plc. During this time, Kieran championed Business Process Re-engineering, Lean manufacturing and system implementations, he led operations and administrative functions across multiple businesses.

Industry Experience:

  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Distribution
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Retail

EDUCATION & MILITARY EXPERIENCE:

  • BS, Industrial Business Systems & Accounting
    De Montfort University, Leicester, England

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), England

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, BOARDS & ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor(CIRA)
  • Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants(ACMA) and (CGMA), England
  • Turnaround Management Association

Recent Engagements Include:

  • Provided Transaction Support, Financial Due Diligence and post-acquisition support on over 20 transactions for investment clients in manufacturing, entertainment and software industries.
  • Receivership of Arizona Structure Technologies, managing business as going concern during successful sale to JV Driver. Retained by JV driver to continue managing the business post acquisition.
  • Served as a Corporate Restructuring Advisor at American Laser Skincare (annual revenue $165m). Advised the company through Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Acted as Turnaround Advisor and Interim CFO for The Corporate Presence. Completed a successful out-of-court workout including the negotiation and restructuring of existing bank debt. Established a new line of credit and implemented significant operation and administrative cost reductions, ending the cash burn rate.
  • Served as Turnaround Advisor to Goglanian Bakeries. Led operational restructuring, advised on organic growth initiatives and provided acquisition due diligence/post-acquisition integration support.