Mr. Gabal has over 15 years of middle-market private equity investment experience. That includes time spent dealing with mergers and acquisitions, debt and mezzanine financing, and trade finance strategy and implementation. Mr. Gabal founded Veroni in 2016 and is in charge of the Company's strategic aspects of finance and operations. He also supervises Veroni's compliance and logistics activities.
Mr. Kotas grew up in the chocolate business, rising through the ranks of ZWC Milano. He started as a production employee, was subsequently promoted to exports manager, and finally named commercial manager. Mr. Kotas co-founded Veroni and is helping to lead the Company through its nascent stage. Mr. Kotas is primed to take Veroni to its next phase of substantial growth and profitability.
Mr. Frey has more than 45 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry in Fortune 500, mid-sized and start-up companies. He has hands-on experience operating in private, public and leveraged buyout (LBO) environments. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees for the National Confectioners Association (NCA), and was a member of the National Convenience Store Association (NCSA), National Restaurant Association (NRA), and Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA).
Ms. Frey has more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance with 27 years in the consumer products industry in mid-sized companies. She has extensive experience in both public and private companies working alongside private equity and family ownership. She is committed to maximizing long-term shareholder value, ensuring a balanced portfolio of growth initiatives, and maintaining a high level of integrity and transparency.