Ivan Habibe

CFO

Ivan R. Habibe, Chief Financial Officer at Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. brings over 15 years of financial management experience within the consumer products and manufacturing industry.  Mr. Habibe is a results focused and effective leader with proven ability to assist in the turnaround of underperforming and/or financially troubled companies.

 

Prior to joining Point Blank Enterprises, Mr. Habibe was the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Baldwin Technology Company Inc., a global products manufacturing company with operations in the Americas, Europe, Japan, Australia and China.  Under his leadership, Mr. Habibe was involved in the operational restructuring of Baldwin and played a critical role in navigating Baldwin in a post‐recession environment.   Mr. Habibe was instrumental in the successful merger of Baldwin into a $1.5 billion global supplier of manufacturing technology and services in March 2012.

 

Previously, Mr. Habibe was the Chief Financial Officer of Russell Hobbs, Inc., an $800 million global consumer products company formed through the combination of Applica Consumer Products and Salton, Inc.  Mr. Habibe was named CFO during the December 2007 merger of Applica and Salton. Prior thereto, Mr. Habibe was Chief Accounting Officer of Applica, a $500 million consumer products company which was acquired by private investment firm Harbinger Capital Partners in January 2007. Mr. Habibe was an integral part of the business improvement of Russell Hobbs, Inc. and instrumental in the merger of Russell Hobbs, Inc. with Spectrum Brands in June 2010, forming a global $3 billion public consumer products company.

 

Mr. Habibe, who earned degrees in Accounting and Finance at Florida International University, is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and has eight years of experience with Deloitte & Touche, LLP in roles including Senior Manager in the firm’s Audit and Assurance Practice.

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