Jim Bazet, Director

Jim Bazet’s 30 years of experience as a turnaround and restructuring professional includes roles as senior engagement manager, key financial advisor, Chief Restructuring Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He has also served on various boards of directors, designing and executing strategic initiatives. Jeff has completed several successful engagements involving both private and public companies spanning a wide range of industries.

Jim has served clients and led companies not only in North America, but also in Europe and Asia with activities and projects in sixty countries. As such, his understanding of cultures, knowledge of businesses and eye for growth opportunities provide clients with unparalleled expertise.  He is a published author and recognized speaker and has been featured in such publications as Time, Forbes, Fortune, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal and Crain’s Business. Jeff is a member and former director of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly CEA. He is also a member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). In 2002 he was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Representative Experience

  • CRO for $100MM manufacturer of custom design electrical panels for offshore oil & gas facilities.
  • CFO for $40MM panel provider to oil & gas industry.
  • VP/General Manager for $100MM oil and gas retail distributor.
  • CFO for $75MM consumer lighting company with over 20 locations.
  • President & CEO of $80MM global telecommunications equipment distributor.
  • Engagement manager & lead advisor to $25MM soft drink bottler.
  • Key Restructuring Advisor to $250MM European division of nation’s largest floor care company. Divested six operations and repatriated funds to U.S.
  • CRO for $35MM high-tech integrated circuit design and manufacturer.
  • Transportation Executive for Shell, $10B international oil company.

Contact Information

E-mail: jim.bazet@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (773) 251-9208
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Industries

  • Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Products
  • Financial
  • Restaurant
  • Food & Bottling
  • Transportation
  • Oil & Gas Distribution

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Nicholls State University

Jim Bazet, Director

Contact Information

E-mail: jim.bazet@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (773) 251-9208
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Products
  • Financial
  • Restaurant
  • Food & Bottling
  • Transportation
  • Oil & Gas Distribution

Jim Bazet’s 30 years of experience as a turnaround and restructuring professional includes roles as senior engagement manager, key financial advisor, Chief Restructuring Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He has also served on various boards of directors, designing and executing strategic initiatives. Jeff has completed several successful engagements involving both private and public companies spanning a wide range of industries.

Jim has served clients and led companies not only in North America, but also in Europe and Asia with activities and projects in sixty countries. As such, his understanding of cultures, knowledge of businesses and eye for growth opportunities provide clients with unparalleled expertise.  He is a published author and recognized speaker and has been featured in such publications as Time, Forbes, Fortune, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal and Crain’s Business. Jeff is a member and former director of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly CEA. He is also a member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). In 2002 he was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Representative Experience

  • CRO for $100MM manufacturer of custom design electrical panels for offshore oil & gas facilities.
  • CFO for $40MM panel provider to oil & gas industry.
  • VP/General Manager for $100MM oil and gas retail distributor.
  • CFO for $75MM consumer lighting company with over 20 locations.
  • President & CEO of $80MM global telecommunications equipment distributor.
  • Engagement manager & lead advisor to $25MM soft drink bottler.
  • Key Restructuring Advisor to $250MM European division of nation’s largest floor care company. Divested six operations and repatriated funds to U.S.
  • CRO for $35MM high-tech integrated circuit design and manufacturer.
  • Transportation Executive for Shell, $10B international oil company.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Nicholls State University