The Business of Family

Sean Lang & Jeff Watters - Appointing a Non-Family CEO & Selling a 5th Generation Business

September 19th, 2021  •  1 hr 9 mins  •  Download (47.6 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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The Lang family recruited Jeff Watters as the first outside CEO to lead Ainsworth Pet Nutrition in it's 5 generations. Sean Lang and Jeff Watters worked together, partnering with a private equity firm to scale the $100m per year business into a $2 billion dollar exit over the space of a decade.