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Gideon Argov

Advisory Director at Berkshire Partners LLC
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Gideon Argov

Advisory Director at Berkshire Partners LLC

Overview

Age
61 (Born 1957)
Notable Companies
Mykrolis Corp.

Entegris, Inc.

Kollmorgen Corp.
Board Seats
23
Number of Relationships
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Advisory Director at Berkshire Partners LLC

Founder at Energy Points, Inc.

Former Partner at Parthenon Capital Inc

Co-Founder at Mentor Capital Partners LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer at SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd.

Founder at Ronald S. Lauder Foundation

President & Chief Executive Officer at XR Ventures LLC

Risk & Compliance Analyst at Teekay Corp.

Former Director, Chief Executive Officer & President at Teradyne, Inc.

Vice President-Technology at Frontier Technology, Inc.
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Executive Vice President Development at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Inc.
TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO NEED US MOST, BUILD STRONG CHARACTER AND REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AS RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS AND LEADERS. WE DO THIS BY PROVIDING: A SAFE HAVEN FILLED WITH HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY, ONGOING RELATIONSHIPS WITH CARING ADULTS AND LIFE ENHANCING PROGRAMS.

Educational Background

B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude 
Harvard was established in 1636, and it is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
MBA 
The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Memberships

Member
Current
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History

Advisory Director
Current
Berkshire Partners invests in middle market companies located primarily in North America. The firm focuses on companies with minimum revenues of $100 million, EBITDA of $25 million or more and enterprise values of $200 million - $2 billion. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of consumer products and retail, business services, industrials, communications and healthcare. The firm seeks minority and majority positions and provides financing for LBOs, MBOs, acquisitions, recapitalizations, privatizations, consolidation strategy, family businesses, corporate carve-outs, PIPEs, and growth stage capital requirements with an investment size ranging from $50 to $500 million. The firm also considers public and add-on acquisition investments.
Chief Executive Officer & Director
2004 - 2005
Mykrolis Corp. used to develop, manufacture and market liquid and gas delivery systems, subsystems, vacuum systems, components and consumables. Its products are used to manufacture products such as flat panel displays, high purity chemicals, photo resists, solar cells, gas lasers, optical and magnetic storage devices and fiber optic cables. The company was founded on October 16, 2000 and was headquartered in Billerica, MA.
President & Chief Executive Officer
2004 - 2012
Entegris, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of specialty materials for microelectronics industry. It operates through the following business segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM); Advanced Materials Handling (AMH); and Microcontamination Control (MC). The SCEM segment provides purity process chemistries, gases, and materials and delivery systems to support semiconductor and other advance manufacturing processes. The AMH segment develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver critical liquid chemistries and substrates for a broad set of applications in the semiconductor industry and other high-technology industries. The MC segment offers solutions to purify critical liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries. The company was founded in March 2005 and is headquartered in Billerica, MA.
Special Limited Partner
2001 - Prior
Parthenon Capital makes private equity investments in middle market growth companies with enterprise values of $35 million to $500 million. The firm targets companies in sectors such as financial services, healthcare services and business services. They provide financing for buyout and recapitalization capital requirements.
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
1991 - 2000
Kollmorgen Corp. manufactures and distributes electronic motion control stabilized systems. Its products include automation platforms, drives, motros, linear motion systems, gearheads, vehicle controls, and accessories. The company was founded by Friedrich Kollmorgen on March 22, 1916 and is headquartered in Radford, VA.
Chief Executive Officer
1988 - 1991
High Voltage Engineering Corporation owns and operates a diversified group of three industrial and technology based manufacturing business segments with multiple product lines that serves as a broad spectrum of original equipment manufacturers and end-users.It focuses on designing and manufacturing high quality applications engineered products which are designed to specific customer needs.The company's products are sold to a broad range of domestic and foreign original equipment manufacturers and end-users in a variety of industries, including process automation, metal and steel, water & wastewater treatment, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, marine and cable, oil & gas extraction and transportation, semiconductor fabrication, chemicals, construction, agriculture, materials handling for scientific and educational research.
Officer
Prior
The Israel Defense Forces are the military forces of the State of Israel. They consist of the ground forces, air force, and navy. It is the sole military wing of the Israeli security forces, and has no civilian jurisdiction within Israel. The Israel Defense Forces differs from most armed forces in the world in many ways. Differences include the mandatory conscription of women and its structure, which emphasizes close relations between the army, navy, and air force. Since its founding, the IDF has been specifically designed to match Israel's unique security situation. The IDF is one of Israeli society's most prominent institutions, influencing the country's economy, culture and political scene.
Professional
Prior
Bain & Company is an American global management consulting firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, serving as an advisor to many of the world's largest businessess, nonprofit organizations, and governments. Bain has 48 offices in 31 countries and more than 5,500 employees.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current
SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture and sale of silicon wafers and products related to the semiconductor industry. It operates through the following geographical segments: Taiwan, Korea, United States, Germany, China, Italy, France, Japan, Netherlands, and Other foreign countries. The firm's products include polished wafers, epitaxial wafers, and Silicon-On-Insular wafers. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in St. Peters, MO.
Director
2001 - Current
Interline Brands, Inc. was created when Wilmar, Barnett and Sexauer - sharing a common set of goals - merged into one organization. Each of these former companies managed different catalog titles or 'brands' that market a wide range of MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) products to many different types of customers in the U.S. and abroad.Because their customers trust these brand names, Interline allows each brand to maintain its identity and loyal customer base. At the same time, each of Interline's brands can now make significant improvements in sales, efficiency, technology, and customer satisfaction by being part of the Interline family.For example, they can now offer same-day or next-day delivery of the products in all of their catalogs to customers across North and Central America via their many distribution centers.Today, Interline Brands is a clear leader in the distribution of MRO products, and each of their brands can take advantage of their many resources.
Chairman, Board of Directors
Current
Director
Current
Founded by Ronald S. Lauder, RWL Water was established with a vision to become the leading global water, wastewater and reuse solutions provider in the middle market. We offer global solutions for desalination, water, wastewater, waste-to-energy, recovery & reuse, and food & beverage processing.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Actona Technologies, Inc. develops software to facilitate data management services. Its solutions enable storage centralization, application acceleration, and real-time information access over the Wide Area Network . The company is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
L-3 Communications SSG-Tinsley, Inc. engages in system engineering, design, fabrication, testing, and optics manufacturing to NASA. It offers manufacturing of precision optical components, assemblies, and sub-systems. The firm also provides aspheric polishing of optical components for manufacturing. The company is headquartered in New York, MA.
Director
Current
Zik Energy Points, Inc. provides a Software-as-a-Service based source energy analytics software solutions. It enables organizations to maximize the energy and financial payback of energy efficiency, distributed energy, and water conservation initiatives. The firm’s platform takes enterprise’s on-site energy consumption data and maps it to its database of geospatial source energy data, quantifies source energy by mapping existing data for electricity, fuels, water and materials calculates. The company was founded by Roy Stein and Ory S. Zik in 2011 and is headquartered in Canton, MA.
Director
Current
Servotronix Ltd. develops and manufactures standard and customized automation solutions with a focus on motion control. Its products include motion controllers, software tools, encoders, servo drives, and motors. The company was founded by Ilan Cohen in 1987 and is headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel.
Director
Prior - 2015
J. M. Huber Corp. distributes engineered materials, natural resources, and technology based products and services. The firm's products are used in consumer and industrial applications in industries such as oral care and personal care, food and beverage, flame retardants and smoke suppressants, forestry management, and building materials. The company was founded by Joseph Maria Huber in 1883 and is headquartered in Edison, NJ.
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2010
Fundtech Corp. offered software products and services to financial institutions. It was founded in 1993 and was headquartered in Jersey City, NJ.
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2008
L-3 SSG-Tinsley, Inc. supplies optical components and subsystems. It offers system engineering, designing, fabrication and testing services. The company's customers include Boeing, NASA, Raytheon and the US Department of Defense. L-3 SSG-Tinsley was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Wilmington, MA.
Independent Director
2006 - 2012
X-Rite, Inc. provides complete end-to-end color management solutions. It offer wide selection of products for print and packaging, automotives, plastics, coatings, textiles, retail paint, photography, filmmaking, paper and other design related industries. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.
Chief Executive Officer & Director
2005 - 2012
Entegris, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of specialty materials for microelectronics industry. It operates through the following business segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM); Advanced Materials Handling (AMH); and Microcontamination Control (MC). The SCEM segment provides purity process chemistries, gases, and materials and delivery systems to support semiconductor and other advance manufacturing processes. The AMH segment develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver critical liquid chemistries and substrates for a broad set of applications in the semiconductor industry and other high-technology industries. The MC segment offers solutions to purify critical liquid chemistries and gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries. The company was founded in March 2005 and is headquartered in Billerica, MA.
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Prior - 2005
Mykrolis Corp. used to develop, manufacture and market liquid and gas delivery systems, subsystems, vacuum systems, components and consumables. Its products are used to manufacture products such as flat panel displays, high purity chemicals, photo resists, solar cells, gas lasers, optical and magnetic storage devices and fiber optic cables. The company was founded on October 16, 2000 and was headquartered in Billerica, MA.
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2005
Breeze-Eastern LLC designs and manufactures high-performance lifting and pulling devices. It offers high-performance lifting and pulling devices for military and civilian aircraft, including rescue hoists, winches and cargo hooks, and weapons-handling systems. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Whippany, NJ.
Director
Prior - 2005
Member, Board of Directors
1997 - Prior
Amazys Holding AG designs, manufactures and markets color management solutions, including instrumentation, software and services. It offers instrumentation, controlled lighting, software, color standards and professional services. It focuses on color business problems in various industries, including paints, plastics, textiles, automotive and paper. The company is headquartered in Regensdorf, Switzerland.
Director
Prior
Beechcraft Corp. designs, builds and supports general aviation and military aircraft. Its products include King Air 350i, King Air 250, King Air C90GTx, Bonanza G36, T-6 and AT-6. The firm also markets special mission aviation products and services for businesses, governments and individuals. The company was founded by Walter H. Beech and Olive Ann Beech in 1932 and is headquartered in Wichita, KS.
Member, Board of Directors
Prior
HelioFocus Ltd. provides CSP solar thermal solutions. The firm’s products include Heliobooster and EnergiX(Stand-Alone). It offers HelioBooster, a steam augmentation solution that enables combined cycle or fossil fuel power plants to increase their electricity output and reduce their O&M and system costs, slash their levelized cost of energy, and enhance the environmental profile of their operations; and EnergiX for standalone power generation using a steam turbine. The company was founded by Ory Zik, Sass Somekh, David Banitt, Nissim Gilam, and Jacob Karni in 2007 and is headquartered in Ness Ziona, Israel.
Member, Board of Directors
Prior
TransTechnology Corp. /Management/ is an American private company focused on investors,.
Director
Prior
SCPH Holdings, Inc. provides underwater and harsh environment electrical and optical components. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Member of the International Council
Current
The Belfer Center is the hub of the Harvard Kennedy School's research, teaching, and training in international security affairs, environmental and resource issues, and science and technology policy. In 2014, the Belfer Center was ranked the world's #1 University Affiliated Think Tank by University of Pennsylvania’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.
Council Member
Current

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2012
For more than 30 years, Facing History and itself has believed that education is the key to combating bigotry and nurturing democracy.The firm works with educators throughout their careers to improve their effectiveness in the classroom, as well as their students' academic performance and civic learning. Through a rigorous investigation of the events that led to the Holocaust, as well as other recent examples of genocide and mass violence, students in a Facing History class learn to combat prejudice with compassion, indifference with participation, and myth and misinformation with knowledge.Facing History's impact in supporting teachers' effectiveness and promoting students' academic development and civic learning has been demonstrated in more than one hundred studies by independent researchers and Facing History evaluators.Since it was founded in 1976 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Facing History and itself has grown from an innovative course taught in a single school district to an international organization with more than 150 staff members in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Memphis, New England, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto, and partnerships in Northern Ireland, Israel, Rwanda, China and South Africa. These offices and partnerships, as well as projects throughout North America and around the world, support a network of more than 29,000 trained educators who reach nearly two million young people annually.
$2,500 - $4,999
2012
Since its founding in 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars through thousands of grassroots efforts to help save lives and give hope to cancer patients everywhere.
$2,500 - $4,999
2011
Since its founding in 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars through thousands of grassroots efforts to help save lives and give hope to cancer patients everywhere.
N/A
2010
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.
$2,500 - $4,999
2010
For more than 30 years, Facing History and itself has believed that education is the key to combating bigotry and nurturing democracy.The firm works with educators throughout their careers to improve their effectiveness in the classroom, as well as their students' academic performance and civic learning. Through a rigorous investigation of the events that led to the Holocaust, as well as other recent examples of genocide and mass violence, students in a Facing History class learn to combat prejudice with compassion, indifference with participation, and myth and misinformation with knowledge.Facing History's impact in supporting teachers' effectiveness and promoting students' academic development and civic learning has been demonstrated in more than one hundred studies by independent researchers and Facing History evaluators.Since it was founded in 1976 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Facing History and itself has grown from an innovative course taught in a single school district to an international organization with more than 150 staff members in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Memphis, New England, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto, and partnerships in Northern Ireland, Israel, Rwanda, China and South Africa. These offices and partnerships, as well as projects throughout North America and around the world, support a network of more than 29,000 trained educators who reach nearly two million young people annually.
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Political Donations

$40K
2012
Former President of United States
$10K
2012
$2,500
2012
Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District
$2,500
2011
$500
2010
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