DAK Group adds to its executive lineup with addition of manufacturing expert

The DAK Group of Rochelle Park announced the appointment of Kevin Wilson as principal, according to a Monday news release from the boutique investment bank specializing in the mergers & acquisitions needs of middle-market companies.

Wilson will bolster DAK’s coverage in the manufacturing, plastics, packaging and financial services sectors.

“We are delighted that Kevin has joined our team. His years of experience in corporate development for major corporations has earned him a strong reputation as a skilled M&A strategist and negotiator. He understands what is of utmost importance to both buyers and sellers and how to facilitate a seamless transaction,” Alan Scharfstein, CEO and president of the DAK Group, said.

In his 30-plus-year career, Wilson has advised on and negotiated numerous transactions in the plastics, packaging and financial services industries. He has a deep understanding of what buyers are seeking, and how to position a company to attract the ideal buyer.

“I am excited about the opportunity to join the DAK Group. I had the privilege of working with the DAK team while at Berry Global, and I have experienced firsthand the high-quality transaction experience they are known for. I am pleased to be part of the team and look forward to building upon DAK’s exceptional record throughout the U.S. and abroad,” Wilson said.

Prior to joining the DAK Group, Wilson held executive positions with Berry Global Inc., a Fortune 500 global manufacturer of plastics and packaging products. During that time, he was part of the team that was awarded the Most Admired Corporate Dealmaker Award by Deal Economy. Wilson is passionate about helping business owners understand the full value of their company and skilled at creating transactions that will allow them to monetize their years of investment.