Daily News: January 9, 2015

Clear Thinking Group Promotes Wesley, Diercks

Clear Thinking Group announced the promotions of Michael Wesley to managing director and Patrick Diercks to senior manager.

Wesley has more than 15 years of consulting and management experience within the consumer product manufacturing and retail industries. He has worked in all areas of operations including manufacturing, supply chain, warehousing distribution, inventory management, planning allocation, finance and IT. As a consultant, Wesley has been retained as the financial advisor in several turnaround and Chapter 11 engagements.

Diercks has more than 10 years of experience as a consultant in the turnaroundrestructuring arena dealing primarily with companies in consumer product manufacturing distribution and retail. He has participated in numerous assignments related to cash management and operational oversight for small to mid-sized companies. He has been retained to assist clients with the preparation and analysis of business plans, financial statements, cash-flow reporting and forecasting, collateral analysis and monitoring, out of court wind-downs, labor standards development, and POS implementationtraining.

“Both Mike and Pat have proven themselves to be invaluable members of our team and have made meaningful contributions to the firm. We attribute much of our continued success to their ongoing commitment to our clients,” comments Clear Thinking Group President Stuart Kessler.