Most recently, Mr. Rogers served as Interim Director of Finance, Global IT for Brambles Ltd., a $6 billion supply chain company offering pallet pooling solutions. In this role, he led the day-to-day financial management of the company’s IT organization which has $100 million in annual spend. He led significant improvements in the annual budgeting process, financial reporting and project cost tracking. He was responsible for communications with a vast array of internal customers across the globe and increased financial transparency.
He served as financial advisor to the lenders of a $1.2 billion highway construction company where he implemented improvements in the company’s cash forecasting and annual budgeting processes. He assisted with negotiations between the company and its lenders in support of a new long-term capital structure.
He served as restructuring advisor to a hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer and led a restructuring which included developing an operational wind down plan, negotiating and terminating key customer contracts, reducing the workforce by half and liquidating excess assets.
He served as financial advisor to a $500 million wind turbine manufacturer where he led a detailed review of strategic alternatives and developed a bottoms-up business plan with short- and long-range financial projections. He established stability in the company and led a due diligence process which resulted in a successful sale to a large private equity firm.
In other roles he served as Treasurer of an $800 million grocery store chain where he increased net working capital; as Treasurer of a $400 million trucking company where he improved cash flow visibility and managed the relationship with the bank; as Deputy Trustee of a $4 billion bankruptcy estate where he managed cash distributions to thousands of claimants; and as financial advisor to a $400 million pasta manufacturer where he managed restructuring initiatives to cut administrative costs and sell non-core assets. In each of these roles, he provided expertise in budgeting, cash management and communications with key stakeholders.
Mr. Rogers graduated magna cum laude with a degree in business administration in banking and finance and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Georgia. He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA).