Joined Wynnchurch in 2017 as an Operating Partner. Previously, Mr. Farrell served as the President and CEO of SafeWorks LLC for 14 years, leading the transformation of the company from a small industry participant to a diversified global leader. His tenure included the transition from private ownership through three Private Equity sales transactions with outstanding results.
Prior to SafeWorks, Mr. Farrell served in General Management roles at Danaher and Eaton Corporation, in the industrial automation, electrical controls, and test and instrumentation industries. Mr. Farrell also served as the President and CEO of Zoneworks, a venture capital funded industrial automation startup.
His extensive experience running diverse businesses serving global end markets combined with a deep understanding of operations excellence, has proven invaluable in identifying and executing value creation opportunities in the private equity business model.
B.S. Engineering and MBA, Michigan State University