Minneapolis, MN – 02/01/2024 – Oxbow Industries, a diversified holding company dedicated to acquiring and building businesses in partnership with existing management teams, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Eric Nelson as its new Chief Operating Officer.
Eric brings a wealth of experience to Oxbow Industries, with a distinguished career spanning nearly 30 years in public accounting as a tax consultant and practice leader. His strategic leadership, combined with a deep understanding of the private equity industry, business transactions, and experience with serving middle market companies, makes him a valuable addition to Oxbow Industries.
Mr. Nelson’s role will involve operational leadership on a day-to-day basis, growth of the Oxbow portfolio, and closely collaborating with Oxbow Industries’ portfolio companies, leveraging his deep industry knowledge to guide them toward successful growth and advancement.
“Oxbow has completed over $3 billion in corporate financial transactions and is committed to building businesses in partnership with exceptional management teams. Eric’s expertise will be instrumental in driving our continued growth and value within our portfolio. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Oxbow team.” said Loren Unterseher, Managing Partner of Oxbow Industries.
Before joining Oxbow Industries, Mr. Nelson held a prominent leadership position as the Tax Office Managing Partner of a global middle-market public accounting firm, where he played a pivotal role in driving the significant growth of its practice.
“I am excited to join Oxbow Industries, a company known for its dedication to innovation and growth,” said Mr. Nelson. “I look forward to leading the talented team at Oxbow Industries and working closely with our portfolio companies to drive equity appreciation.”
Eric Nelson assumed his role as Chief Operating Officer effective January 4th.
About Oxbow Industries, LLC:
Oxbow Industries partners with management teams to build businesses and invests in privately held middle-market companies with exceptional management teams. Their transactions provide liquidity for owners, capital for corporate growth, and significant equity opportunities for key management.
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Jaydee Lindgren, Administrative Manager
Oxbow Industries, LLC