Gordon Bonfield


Results oriented Senior Executive with extensive experiences as both a Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer with major divisions of two Fortune 500 companies, a highly successful middle market publicly held enterprise and an international capital equipment manufacturer with private equity ownership. Management breadth encompasses all facets of operating both viable and troubled businesses in related but differing industries both domestically and internationally. The effective combination of a strong leadership presence, solid interpersonal skills and keen business instincts have consistently ensured the development of appropriately defined strategic and business plans, solid roadmaps for revenue growth, the highest quality products, the achievement of customer satisfaction and maximum profitability. Excellent presentation and written skills contribute to being a highly effective leader of a senior management team and the ability to act as a company spokesman with customers, shareholders, banking groups, investors, the media and professional organizations. 

Most recently served as the President and CEO of R. A. Jones and Company, Inc. a $100 million global packaging equipment manufacturer. Prior to Jones, the Executive Vice President and COO for Ivex Packaging Corporation (IXX), a $700 million international packaging company with headquarters in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Previously the CEO of Multi-Color Corporation (LABL) of Cincinnati, Ohio, a $50 million specialty products printer supplying a highly sophisticated technical product to major consumer products companies. Aggregated business experiences have generated in-depth expertise in Profit and Loss Management, Turnaround Situations, Strategic Planning, Organization Development, Marketing and Finance. Accomplishments are highlighted in each of these functional categories.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Leadership/Management Development (25 years of experience)
    • Leadership and management development of complex organizations.
  • Business Strategy/Planning (25 years of experience)
    • Strategic planning for international and regionally focused organizations.
  • Marketing/Sales (25 years of experience)
    • Marketing and sales to branded consumer products companies and industry organizations.

Industry Experience: 

  • Manufacturing (30 years of experience)
    • CEO/General Manager
  • Consumer Products (30 years of experience)
    • CEO/General Manager
  • Consulting (5 years of experience)
    • President

Contact Information:

Gordon Bonfield
(513) 478-1340