In Crisis? Make Them Think!
Gus Halas, Chairman of Multiple Companies
Discover how Gus Halas took over multiple failing companies and successfully turned them around by “being God’s idiot” and making others think, why he is able to develop loyal high performance teams, and when he realized he had a leadership blind spot (14 minute episode).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: Gus Halas. He is a business turnaround expert, who has been the head of 10 different companies and is currently Chairman of various organizations (including Kraus Hamdani Aerospace, AXON Pressure Products, and OptimizeRx Corp). He also sits on the Board of various companies, is a partner in a private equity group, and an outside advisor to JP Morgan’s high-yield and distressed debt group.
In his past career Gus D. Halas was Director at Centaurus Energy, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer of Marley Cooling Tower Co., President for Central Garden & Pet Co. and President & Chief Executive Officer at Interpet Ltd. (a subsidiary of Central Garden & Pet Co.), Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for T-3 Energy Services, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer at Clore Automotive LLC, President at Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Co., Senior Vice President-Customer Support Services at Sulzer Industries, Inc., Partner at White Deer Energy LP and Advisor at Edelman & Guill Energy Ltd.
Gus D. Halas holds an M.B.A. from Imede Lausanne Switzerland and a BS in Physics and Economics from Virginia Tech University.
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Birgit was speaking five languages by the age of 10, and lived in five countries with her Dutch parents prior to becoming an American citizen. Birgit’s professional experience includes starting and selling an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”, and serving as a Board Member with various companies. In addition, Birgit is the President of Hire Universe LLC, and the host of the CEO Blindspots® Podcast which was recognized by Spotify for having the “biggest listener growth” in the USA by 733%;https://www.ceoblindspots.com/