Newport LLC, an Advisory Firm to Middle Market Companies, Adds Consumer Products Executive Sam L Simmons To Its Growing New England Partner Team

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Newport LLC Continues to Expand their National Practice in the Northeast

I am excited to join this group of industry leading professionals to continue to help executives improve the world of consumer products for the ultimate consumer experience.

Expert advisory firm Newport LLC continues to expand it national presence, announcing the appointment of Mr. Sam L. Simmons, a senior consumer products executive as a member of the firm and Partner in the New England practice.

Mr. Simmons brings decades of experience to Newport’s expert network in private and public retail, wholesale, manufacturing companies. Mr. Simmons is an industry leader on strategic growth and operational performance in consumer product businesses with deep experience in brick and mortar and online ecommerce business formats, focusing on both startups and mid-sized consumer product firms as their strategic advisor, interim executive and a board member often working on go to market strategies, sales and marketing guidance on their business structure.

Mr. Simmons has 30 plus years of CEO and COO business experience. Mr. Simmons started his career at Federated Department Stores (Macy’s), spending 20 years rising through the ranks, working in every aspect of the business. He then served as President and COO for six years with Jordan Marsh. He has been CEO in numerous mid-market consumer product companies. He recently spent 6 years in a Boston startup as President and COO of KaBloom.

Mr. Simmons experience in supply chain management and digital marketing will provide companies with the support needed to develop these complimentary initiatives into growth strategies. His use of a balanced strategy for brick and mortar retail stores, omni-channel marketing, and product development in a fully digital world for consumer products are important components in today’s fluid environment. Mr. Simmons has a strong history of driving results and enhancing enterprise value, he will leverage his deep experience in the consumer products ecosystem through technology using data analytics in balancing sales, margins, and inventory management.

At Newport, Mr. Simmons will focus on advising executives, boards, and investors on operational improvements, strategic planning, growth strategies, interim and turnaround opportunities to support organic and transactional growth serving clients throughout the United States. “I am excited to join this group of industry leading professionals to continue to help executives improve the world of consumer products for the ultimate consumer experience.”

Newport LLC is a unique national professional services firm of C-level executives who collaborate to serve emerging growth and entrepreneurial middle market companies and the private equity firms that invest in them. Newport partners create signature solutions to help clients improve their performance and valuation and become transaction ready.

Mr. Simmons is a partner in the Boston office of Newport LLC. -
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