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SGS Maine Pointe Welcomes Back Jamie Loder as Managing Director, Private Equity Europe


Loder's leadership will prioritize building strong client relationships and delivering measurable results for PE firms and portfolio companies 

Plymouth, Mass., April 25, 2024 -- Global supply chain and operations implementation consulting firm, SGS Maine Pointe, a member of the SGS Group, announced today that Jamie Loder will rejoin the firm as the new Managing Director, Private Equity Europe. Building on SGS Maine Pointe’s highly successful U.S. private equity practice, and success in Europe to-date Loder will bring his 20 years of expertise in private equity across multiple industry sectors, including manufacturing, retail, consumer, and business services.

Loder’s core market is the U.K. and Europe, although he has also worked extensively with U.S.-based firms. Over the course of his career, both at SGS Maine Pointe and elsewhere, Loder has consistently helped his clients build and deliver value centered on third-party cost base, supply chain, and manufacturing operations optimization.

“I am very pleased to be re-joining SGS Maine Pointe to elevate its European PE practice,” said Loder. “What sets SGS Maine Pointe apart from others is its outstanding achievement, compelling ROI-driven offering, and of course, the strength of its people. I have never encountered another consultancy with such a strong culture of value creation.” He added, “My immediate aim is to advance the European practice to the same level as the U.S. business in terms of size and reputation. To achieve this, my team and I will focus on sectors where our expertise is proven, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, packaging and consumer goods, and manufacturing

Loder will concentrate on building and expanding client relationships with investors, as well as with the executive leadership of PE-owned companies. With expertise in sales and cost strategy, pre-deal due diligence, and operational improvement plans, Loder has been able to, over the course of his successful career, build up a large set of relationships in the private equity sector, both in the U.S. and in Europe.

“Jamie's expertise and proven track record in the European market will be pivotal as we expand our footprint and deliver sustainable value in a dynamic market environment, particularly in the U.K,” stated Joseph Esteves, CEO of SGS Maine Pointe. “Under his leadership, SGS Maine Pointe will further develop its practice, helping private equity firms and their portfolio companies achieve their most aggressive goals for growth and value creation.”

Esteves added, “Furthermore, we will emphasize the broader value SGS Maine Pointe offers clients as the only company globally capable of providing end-to-end supply chain and operations services—from transformation to continuous improvement, as well as supplier testing, inspection, and verification, in collaboration with our parent company SGS.”

Prior to joining SGS Maine Pointe, Loder supported private equity firms, delivering superior value with guidance and expert analysis of the financial and other factors that influence the success of their investments. Loder is a qualified chartered accountant and fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He is a graduate of the University of Newcastle, where he studied politics and international relations.


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