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Dirk Jaspers joins CoBe Capital’s Operations Team and assumes role of MD at Façade and Glazing Solutions UK

October 15th, 2018
Dirk Jaspers joins CoBe Capital as a Director on the Operations team and as MD of FGS UK.
Dirk Jaspers joins CoBe Capital as a Director on the Operations team and as MD of FGS UK.

Munich, Germany – CoBe Capital, a global private investment firm with a focus on the acquisition and management of non-core business units from large corporations, is pleased to announce that Dirk Jaspers has been hired as a Director on the Operations Team in Europe.

Mr. Jaspers has also taken a position as Managing Director of Façades and Glazing Solutions UK (FGS), CoBe Capital’s recent acquisition from Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, as the business works through the transition in ownership. He will provide oversight and work alongside management to develop and implement strategy for the business’s transformation and growth.

Prior to joining CoBe Capital, Mr. Jaspers developed a track record of more than 20 years with leading management teams of medium-sized companies in transformational situations--as an independent professional in interim management, consulting and board roles; as an Executive in the construction materials industry (Pfleiderer Holzwerkstoffe; Weru); and as a Principal with McKinsey & Company, where he led the German Construction Materials Practice and co-led the Global Supply Chain Management Practice.

Neal Cohen, CoBe’s Founder and Managing Director, said of Mr. Jasper’s hire, “Dirk’s proven success in leading change at numerous companies over the course of his career is remarkable. We are fortunate to have him join our team and know his impact will be immediate.”

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