Rand J. Krikorian
Mr. Krikorian co-founded Krikorian Crider Management in 2007. Prior to co-founding the Firm, Mr. Krikorian served as Chief Executive Officer of Identity Group Inc., Teraco, and Pridesports/Softspikes. In each of these assignments, there was a need for substantial operating and financial performance enrichment. Mr. Krikorian has served on numerous boards, including Identity Group, Teraco, Unigraphics, Mark C. Brown, SoftSpikes and PrideSports.
Prior to 2000, Mr. Krikorian had a long and successful track record with Newell (now Newell/Rubbermaid) where he was responsible for a variety of assignments in Finance, Manufacturing, and Marketing and contributed to Newell's growth from $300 million in revenue to over $3 billion in 10 years. He received the Newell Operations Award in 1988 as the single greatest contributor to corporate success within Manufacturing.
Mr. Krikorian has an Bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is also a holder of three patents.