Frederic (Rick) Contino is a highly successful CEO/President and senior executive with broad experience in consumer products. He has lead key turnarounds at several well known firms, including Midwest-CBK Div of Blyth, Playcore (AMEX), Newell Divisions-Anchor Hocking Plastics,Plastics Inc., Anchor Hocking Glass, Mirro Cookware, Hamilton Beach and International Silver.  Rick has a diverse background in public and private company environments including broad based responsibilities, demonstrable achievement in successful corporate equity transactions, restructuring and turnarounds, and complete operating responsibility for companies in a variety of industries and channels of trade.

Areas of expertise include strategy and business plan development, communication skills, leadership, staff motivation and significant experience dealing with major domestic and international customers.  Excellent understanding and knowledge of consumer products, value chains, financial statements and equity markets.

Rick Contino

Consultant

CEO President ∙ consumer products ∙ marketing strategy/process, turnarounds & divestitures

fcontino@sandhillconsultinggroup.com

  • Corporate Strategy Formulation & Execution

  • M&A Integrations

  • ERP & Supply Chain Digital Transformations

  • Online Selling (B2B, B2C, DTC, Amazon, Walmart) Best Practices

FOUNDING PARTNER

  • Interim Executives CEO

  • Marketing & Sales

  • M&A Strategy

  • Housewares, Giftware, Food Service and Commercial Play Equipment
     

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Executive/CEO

  • General Management

  • Investment

  • Food Service

  • Publishing

  • Paper-Plastics-Printing
     

FOUNDING PARTNER

  • Branding

  • Design

  • Creative Direction

  • Digital User Experience
     

Rob Croft

ADVISOR

   

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  • Interim Leader

  • Marketing & Sales

  • Innovation

  • Licensing

     

PRESIDENT

  • Operations & Logistics

  • Growth

  • Product Sourcing & Supply

  • Paper-Plastics-Printing

     

CONSULTANT

  • Marketing

  • Sales

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  • Paper-Plastics-Printing

  • Operations & Logistics

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Executive

  • Operations & Logistics

  • Growth

  • Product Sourcing & Supply

CONSULTANT

  • Interim Executive/CEO

  • Communications & Content

  • Product-Market Strategy

  • Media

  • Education

FOUNDING PARTNER

  • Information Technology

  • Technology Transformation

  • Cloud Computing

  • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity

CONSULTANT

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PARTNER

Kris Tarantino

  • Marketing Innovation

  • Product

  • Licensing

  • Creative Direction

  • Trends

CONSULTANT