Evolvent creates sustainable prosperity in the world by propelling the performance of cutting edge and emerging enterprises in the frontier business sectors.Learn More
We acquire, manage and grow businesses that maximize our shareholders’ investment value and reputation, while creating mutually advantageous deals that ensure future sustainable growth and preserve the core values on which the founders built their companies.
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At Evolvent we work only with people who display a positive attitude about their ability to achieve mutual success, and for whom there is no challenge too big or too small that cannot be overcome.
We team up with creative people who can always develop highly innovative yet practical solutions that can address difficult business situations. We see ourselves as a collection of intellectual resources and a dependable source of aid and support that may be drawn upon when needed.
Our business practice and manners are governed by the principle of uprightness of mind as related to the conformity to the truth and to the generally accepted cultural norms in the places where we do business. We have zero tolerance for dishonest, manipulative, belittling, or egocentric behaviors. No tolerance for the rude and obnoxious attitudes. No tolerance for employees or partners who play politics, or cut corners. No tolerance for those who focus on how to get the most, the quickest at the expense of the other party.
The following are some of the recent projects that we deal with. Click on the chain icon to view projects in the selected category.
Evolvent is founded by a group of business executives who used to work together for blue chip North American companies.
Roland Spornicu is the Managing Director. In this role he guides the operations and ensures that the company has open, trustful relationships its business partners. Mr. Spornicu is a visionary leader, a wise strategist, as well as an adroit executive with extensive international and Canadian experience within various industries. He is renowned as a capacity builder and a decisive leader able to optimize business outcomes. Roland’s career includes work experience inside corporations and as an entrepreneur. His employment history comprises positions as CEO, VP Operations, Director PMO as well as Director Supply Chain with fast growing European and North American organizations, most recently Teekay Shipping, BC Ferries and Clean Energy Consulting.
Jeffrey Smith is the Director, Corporate Governance and Compliance. He is a lawyer, law academic and marine engineer. He is presently the CIBC Fellow at the Faculty of Law at McGill University, an adjunct professor of law at Carleton University and the principal legal counsel for international law to the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic.
John Witt is the Director, Strategic Planning of Organizational Development. As a founding partner of Western Management Consultants and previously, the senior partner for KMPG Consulting in Western Canada, Mr. Witt has extensive experience in planning, organizational consulting and human resource management. He has worked with Teekay Shipping since 1997 to assist in developing Company’s strategic plan, “The Teekay Vision”. Since then Mr. Witt has been responsible for coordinating the Company’s organizational growth and development assuming the positions of Director, Human Resources and Organization Development and then the Executive Vice President.
We are constantly searching for like-minded, influential and talented associates who can help us build better businesses
We search for strategic visionaries with operations management experience who are determined to lead the acquired companies as our Operating Partners and get these businesses through their next stage of growth. Check the Focus Investment Areas and Recent Projects and let us know how your experience can bring value to our business. Contact Us.
We welcome executives and former business leaders with distinguished experience in the banking, M&A, marketing, accounting and Focus Investment Areas to join Evolvent as Directors of the Board and foster the growing of inspired businesses. Let us know how your experience can bring value to our business. Contact Us.
Evolvent presents many opportunities for high-potential professionals with 7-10 years of strategy, operational, or finance experience to step into meaningful operating roles at our owned businesses, or to make their mark at our at a growth-oriented private equity and management consulting firm. Check the Focus Investment Areas and Recent Projects and let us know how your experience can bring value to our business. Contact Us.
We always look for investment professionals that are differentiated, proven, and committed to growth. We seek leaders with investment banking and/or principal investing background who have successful operating or entrepreneurial experiences. Let us know how your experience can bring value to our business. Contact Us.
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