McCurdy Now CEO At GLM; Smith Named CFO Of Holding And Operating Companies
| GLM Holdings, created by Providence Equity Partners as part
of its acquisition of George Little Management (GLM), announced
that Charles G. McCurdy, ceo of GLM Holdings, will also take on
the ceo role for GLM at the operating company level. Doug Smith,
formerly cfo of Education Dynamics, will become GLM's chief
financial officer and chief administrative officer at both the
holding company and operating company levels.
Alan E. Steel, president of GLM, Jeff Little and senior
vice-president Jack Withiam will be leaving the firm after
advising McCurdy and Smith during a transitional period.
"GLM is well-positioned in the trade show industry," says
McCurdy. "Our strategy of creating both face to face and online,
buying, selling and networking platforms for our customers will
create opportunities for expanded growth. With the acquisition of
GLM by Providence Equity, the company is now position to begin
its next chapter, which will continue to build and evolve on
GLM's long history of facilitating buyers and sellers in the
specialty retail space."
McCurdy adds, "Alan, Jeff and Jack were foundational leaders
of GLM and instrumental in building it into the successful
business and industry leader it is today. Over the years they
have had the foresight to make the right strategic choices to
allow the company to grow and prosper and continue to provide
superior solutions to our customers. We wish them well in their
Alan Steel comments, "Jeff, Jack and I are proud of the great
company we have created in GLM. Now that we have successfully
guided the company through the recession and managed the
successful sale to Providence Equity, we are handing off the
stewardship of the company to new leadership. We wish Charlie,
Doug and Providence the best of success with GLM."