M&A and rapid growth expert and family business entrepreneur joins CEO Coaching International

MIAMI, August 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CEO Coaching International, the leading global coaching company for growth-focused CEOs and entrepreneurs, is pleased to announce Aakash Shah as his new partner and trainer.

Shah is an entrepreneur with a track record of rapidly expanding businesses in industrial goods distribution and light asset manufacturing, as well as specialty chemicals and ingredients. Shah is also a long-time private equity investor in direct-to-consumer startups, sports technology funds and emerging technologies such as blockchain.

Some of Shah’s career highlights include:

  • Turn around a struggling family business from declining revenues 3 million dollars to 100 million dollars in exit sales.
  • Scaling and professionalizing the specialty chemicals/ingredients business and selling it to private equity on two separate occasions, most recently in December 2021 for a nine-digit output.
  • Launch of light assets manufacturing plant with value added, higher than industry average, gross margin.
  • Completing several acquisitions and successfully integrating them into the platform company.
  • Currently involved as a private equity board member active in mergers and acquisitions.

“Aakash is a highly successful entrepreneur with vast experience helping businesses achieve rapid sales growth and prepare for the BIG exit. He is a proven specialist in family business who has taken his own family business from decline to prosperity at the exit,” said Mark Moses, CEO and founding partner of CEO Coaching International. “He is a great addition to our team and will provide invaluable advice to other executives seeking to achieve incredible growth.”

“I am excited to help fellow entrepreneurs and business owners grow their businesses beyond their wildest dreams by being a powerful resource for them,” said Shah.

Shah was recently a guest on CEO Coaching International’s podcast where he discussed “4 Keys to Preparing Your Business for a Private Equity Sale.”

Shah holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering Northwestern University and an MBA in international business and marketing from the Kellogg School of Management. He is a guest lecturer at Kellogg and at Columbia Business School (NY) on family business, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Aakash is an active member of YPO worldwide and attends many continuing education programs, most recently completing an executive program in London Business School.

To schedule a free introductory conversation with Aakash Shah or another CEO Coaching International coach, visit: CEOCoachingInternational.com/Coach/Aakash-Shah/

About CEO Coaching International

CEO Coaching International works with CEOs and their leadership teams to achieve extraordinary results quarter after quarter, year after year. CEO Coaching International, known worldwide for its success in coaching growth-oriented entrepreneurs to meaningful exits, has coached more than 1,000 CEOs and entrepreneurs in over 60 countries and 45 industries. The coaches at CEO Coaching International are former CEOs, Presidents or CEOs who have made it BIG. The firm’s coaches have achieved double-digit sales and profit growth in companies ranging in size from startups to 10 billion dollars, and many are founders who have led their companies to successful eight-, nine- and ten-figure exits. Companies that have partnered with CEO Coaching International for three or more years had an average EBITDA CAGR of 30.4% per customer tenure, more than three times the US average, and a revenue CAGR of 18.6 %, which is almost double the US average. For more information, visit: https://www.ceocoachinginternational.com.

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