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Martin Seidler

Operating Partner

FUND ROLE

Industrial origination, technical due diligence, commercial due diligence, deep technical knowledge.

POST ACQUISITION ROLE

BoD member responsible for operational enhancements.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Precise manufacturing, machining, engineering, aerospace, additive manufacturing including 3D print, special coating, forging and foundries.

EXPERIENCE

Over 25 years’ experience in manufacturing. Martin joined Mora Moravia in 1989 and, after an MBO, in 1994 became the director of the aerospace division. He managed the sale of the company to Honeywell and oversaw the restructuring which resulted in growth of the company from 120 to 960 employees, while sales grew 40x.

In 2006 he became Honeywell CEE sourcing director with unique knowledge of CEE industrial companies. He was responsible for the implementation of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing principles within the Honeywell supply chain. In 2009 he became precision casting division director of PBS , responsible for the division and operational improvements. In 2010 he joined Alcoa/Arconic as CEE Head of Sales.

At CEIP Martin is Operating Partner (2017-to date) responsible for origination, target quality evaluation and subsequent business improvements. He is directly responsible for BMH management.

EDUCATION

Martin is Czech, speaks Czech, Slovak and English. He holds a Master’s degree in Aerospace technology - Aerospace production from VUT Brno and has completed several management courses from the University of North Florida.

He is a certified Honeywell Six Sigma black belt with vast experience in production enhancements including over 50 projects across CEE.