Gary Uren, a partner with the McKinnon Bookhout Partners M&A advisory firm, is a seasoned business leader, corporate strategist and M&A practitioner with more than 35 years of experience in the electrical and electronic products sectors. His first career, before going back to school was as an electrician.
Uren has global business and corporate development expertise, having led businesses in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. He has completed more than 25 acquisitions and five divestitures in eight countries and has deep-rooted relationships with investment banks and private-equity firms in the United States, Europe & Australia.
Uren was most recently the CEO of Legend Corp., an engineered electrical & electronics solutions provider, and was formerly the head of corporate development & strategy at Atkore International, initially sponsored by Clayton Dubilier & Rice, an internationally-known private-equity firm. Prior to these roles, he was the president of EMEA at Tyco International and managing director/country manager in APAC for Legrand SNC.
He is a dual national citizen of Australia and the United States who lives in Chicago with his wife and two dogs. You can contact him for a free, independent and confidential discussion at [email protected] / 708-897-4279.