John Burgess


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John Burgess
  • More than 35 years' experience with middle-market public and privately owned companies

  • Served as President of Leica's Ophthalmic and Educational Divisions before bringing Summer Street in to support the management buyout of the Ophthalmic Division, forming Reichert, Inc. in 2002

  • Served as President and CEO of Reichert until 2006, when the company was acquired by Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Co.

  • CEO of International Motion Controls (IMC), a $200 million diversified manufacturing firm, where he led a significant acquisition strategy that resulted in seven completed acquisitions and 16 worldwide businesses in the motion control market

  • Operated a number of companies for Moog, Inc. and Carleton Technologies; served six years as President of Nihon Moog in Hiratsuka, Japan

  • Earned a BS in Engineering from Bath University in England, and a Masters in Business Administration from Canisius College

  • Currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Summer Street's portfolio company, Ira Green, Inc.


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