CKS Advisors Managing Director, Tony Benedict brings more than 30 years of executive operating experience, having led step-change results in manufacturing based companies in industries ranging from healthcare to pharmaceuticals, to semiconductors. He has extensive M&A integration and value creation experience and is well known for his ability to apply strategic principles and quickly grasp entirely new industries. He has guided Global Fortune 50 companies such as GlaxoSmithKline and Intel.
Benedict has led business transformations at the executive level during M&A integrations, and divisional carve outs, and has done growth based development initiatives for startups and internal divisions for Fortune 500 companies.
Board Experience: Benedict’s Board credentials include 14 years with 7 years as President and Director, Board of Directors for the Association of Business Process Management Professionals International, and is a certified Board Fellow, active with The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) at both the national and local chapter levels.
Education: Benedict received a bachelor’s in Psycho-Biology from Albright College and a Master’s of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance and Operations from University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.