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Chad Wind

CDI Global Member

Experience & Qualifications

Chad's sector experience includes Chemicals, Building Materials, Capital Goods and Consumer Goods.

Chad Wind is a Partner with CDI Global North America in the Chicago office. He has guided transactional programs for a number of leading International companies. Chad holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Management from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and B.A. degrees in Economics and Philosophy from Lafayette College.

Prior to joining CDI, Chad worked as a consultant for 15 years focusing on corporate strategy and development. Chad was a Partner with Trinity Associates, a boutique management consultancy, which focused on assisting clients with corporate development initiatives. In this work, Chad led programs to develop acquisition strategy, identify and screen targets and assist clients through the acquisition process. He also led efforts to divest non-core positions, as well as develop creative deal structures, such as joint ventures and alliances. Chad’s clients included Fortune 500 global leaders, such as Lafarge, Boral, Eastman Chemicals, NOVA Chemicals, Trinseo, Brunswick Corporation and Charter PLC, as well as regional market leaders. Chad has worked for clients in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and South America. Prior to joining Trinity, Chad developed new business models with the IBM Consulting Group. He started his career in sales and marketing with DuPon

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