Thomas Smach

Co-Founding Partner, Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

Thomas Smach

Thomas Smach

Co-Founding Partner, Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

Overview
Career Highlights

Flextronics International, Inc.
The DII Group, Inc.
Flex Ltd.

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1356

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

1961

Age

60

Number of Awards

1

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Founding Partner at Riverwood Capital LLC

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Co-Founding Partner, Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Co-Founding Partner, Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Founding Partner at Riverwood Capital LLC

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Founder & General Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel at Riverwood Capital Management LP

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Crocs Inc.

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Thomas Smach
Co-Founding Partner, Managing Partner at Riverwood Capital Management LP
Education
B. SC. in Accounting

The State University of New York at Binghamton, also known as Binghamton University is a public research university in the U.S. state of New York. The university is one of the four university centers in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Since its establishment in 1946, the University has grown from a small liberal arts college, Harpur College, to a large doctoral-granting institution, presently consisting of six colleges and schools, and is now home to nearly 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's main campus is located in the Town of Vestal, with a secondary education center located in the nearby downtown Binghamton. Binghamton University is currently ranked 89th among the 262 national universities ranked in the 2013 U.S. News America's Best Colleges and Universities ranking and has been called a "Public Ivy".

Career History
Chief Financial Officer
1994 - 2008

At Flextronics, impossible is where breakthrough begins. As a socially-responsible, global leader in design, manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services, Flextronics is unique in its ability to provide end-to-end solutions through its innovative and proprietary systems — all to enhance customer competitiveness and success. Working across four business groups and several business units, Flextronics is able to unleash the full potential of the world’s most valuable brands and new ventures. What Flextronics creates is value. By increasing speed to market and driving competitive positioning for customers, Flextronics in essence solves customers’ most challenging problems better, faster and more cost effectively than any other company. Flextronics is able to manage big data in a way that allows for trending in market environments that are in flux, allowing the Company to provide solutions for customers, often before a challenge is ever realized. Flextronics is unique in the depth, breadth and scope of the Company. With an unmatched global presence, customers are supported with unprecedented speed in product ramp-up, delivery, and the ability to manage volume regardless of complexity or product mix. Leveraging state-of-the-art LEAN practices, Six Sigma, key investments in infrastructure and FlexQ, a propriety quality program that is beyond leading edge according to customers, Flextronics is the market leader in almost every business in which it operates. Whether high mix/low volume or low mix/high volume, Flextronics can enable any customer's success. At Flextronics, there is no room for “mediocrity.” If anything, the Company exists to continually test the bounds of what can be expected in terms of designs and processes. Optimization is what Flextronics does best. People make the difference. People with passion have an even greater impact. The Flextronics team spans 30 countries and four continents, and is over 200,000 people strong. Each member of the team is dedicated to enabling customer success. That is achieved through intense collaboration, passionate customer focus, thoughtful and disciplined execution, a tenacious commitment to continuous improvement and a relentless drive to win. Culture is the most important sustainable, competitive advantage of any company. The Flextronics culture is built on commitment — to customers, employees, the communities in which it operates and the environment. Flextronics is a global leader in non-profit/for-profit partnership, providing assistance in the places around the world that need it most. The Flextronics Foundation provides assistance in the areas of natural disaster relief, health and wellness initiatives and educational opportunities. Culture drives every aspect of the Company’s success. The culture and business model work hand-in-hand to ensure simplicity, flexibility and above all — sustainability.

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior Vice President
1997 - 2000

Dii Group, Inc. is used to design and manufacturing service provider, which operates through a network of companies in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company serves the electronics industry through : design and semiconductor services; printed wiring boards; and systems assembly and distribution, which includes circuit board assembly and box build. The company was located in Niwot, CO.

Founding Partner
Current

Founded by Michael E. Marks in 2008, Riverwood Capital LLC is a private equity firm located in Menlo Park, California

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2005 - Current

Crocs, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacturing, worldwide marketing, sale and distribution of casual footwear, apparel, and accessories for men, women, and children. It operates through the following segments: Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). The Americas segment consists of the revenues and expenses related to product sales in North and South America. The Asia Pacific segment includes the revenues and expenses related to the product sales in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The EMEA segment contains the revenues and expenses related to the product sales in Europe, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. The company was founded by Scott Seamans, George B. Boedecker, Jr. and Lyndon V. Hanson III in 2002 and is headquartered in Niwot, CO.

Member, Executive Committee
Current

Riverwood Capital Management seeks investment opportunities in mid-market companies with growth potential located across the globe. The firm target companies operate in the fields of technology landscape, IT & Telecom Infrastructure, hardware & semiconductors, consumer electronics, IT Services & outsourcing, B2B Software, digital & consumer internet and other technology industries. It provides financing for growth equity financings, divisional carve-outs, industry Roll-Ups, and buyout transactions with an investments size of $25 to $125 million. It acquires both control and minority positions.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Technisys SA provides technology solutions. The firm’s solutions include banking software-Cyberbank core and digital banking-Cyberbank Omnichannel. The company was founded by German Pugliese Bassi, Miguel Santos and Adrian Iglesias in 1995 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Transactions
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Thoma Bravo LLC purchases LogRhythm, Inc. from Adams Street Partners LLC, EDB Investments Pte Ltd., next47 Services GmbH, Grotech Ventures, Access Venture Partners LLC, High Country Venture LLC, Croghan Investments LLC, PJC Capital Partners LLC, Riverwood Capital Management LP, Delta-V Capital LLC, Silver Lake Waterman Management Co., LLC, Exclusive Ventures

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Riverwood Capital Partners II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Riverwood Capital Partners II (Parallel - B) LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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