Operations

Mayank Chadha, Partner

Mayank Chadha, Partner

Mayank joined Signal Hill in May of 2013. He previously worked in McKinsey and Company’s manufacturing center of competence, where he designed and implemented several operational and manufacturing improvements across various industries including chemicals, automotive and pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, he worked in manufacturing roles at Cummins Inc. and Rockwell Industries where he led several lean manufacturing and process improvement projects.

Mayank holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, Canada. He also holds a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from VIT University in India.

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Artur Hausz, Vice President - Portfolio

Artur Hausz, Vice President - Portfolio

Artur has worked with Signal Hill since 2015. He has over 15 years of experience in corporate finance, business development, public and private company reporting, operational improvements, as well as budgeting, planning & analysis and treasury & risk management. Artur was previously the Chief Financial Officer of C&V Portable Accommodations ("C&V"), where he enhanced visibility of divisional profitability, reduced costs and improved working capital.

Prior to C&V, Artur held several progressively senior roles at Cinram International. Most recently, Artur was Cinram's Vice President of Treasury & Financial Planning. He was responsible for leading business acquisitions, post-acquisition integration, asset divestitures, credit facility management and global reporting.

Artur holds a Masters of Finance (M.Fin.) from Queen's University's Smith School of Business, as well as an M.B.A. and a B.B.A. from Northwood University. Artur is also a Certified Public Accountant.


Akhil Gupta, Senior Associate - Operations

Akhil Gupta, Senior Associate - Operations

Akhil joined Signal Hill in May of 2014. He brings with him over five years of strategy consulting experience across multiple sectors including: automotive, consumer products, telecom, energy, manufacturing and education. He has advised senior executives of leading multinational companies, from North America and Europe, on developing and implementing strategies in emerging markets. He has also set up offices on a "turn-key" basis for several multinational companies in emerging markets of Asia.

Akhil holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and obtained his Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Engineering from IIT-Varanasi in India.

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Sundri Sengupta, Vice President of Human Resources – Talent

Sundri Sengupta, Vice President of Human Resources – Talent

Sundri joined in October 2012 as Director of Human Resources – Talent for Signal Hill Equity Partners and their portfolio of companies across Canada. Sundri has over 12 years of experience in developing and integrating HR solutions, to fully leverage human capital and increase organizational effectiveness.

Sundri's career in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition has spanned across local and international businesses. Starting with Talent Acquisition initiatives for companies like Pepsi, Citi Bank, Phillips,IBM in Dubai, UAE, Sundri further progressed her HR career within the engineering ,manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries in Canada. Most recently, Sundri worked for over five years with a global financial solutions provider, G4S Cash Solutions as National Human Resources and Recruitment Manager managing HR and Talent Acquisition initiatives across Canada. Her functional area of expertise lies in the areas of Talent Acquisition/Talent Management, organizational development, succession planning and the development of Human Resources policies and procedures.

Sundri has Bachelor's degrees in both English (Honors) and Education and is a post-graduate in Human Resources Management from Sheridan Institute of Technology.

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Bhanu Walia, Operations Associate

Bhanu Walia, Operations Associate

Bhanu joined Signal Hill in May of 2017. He previously worked in Decathlon Europe, where he designed and organized opening of Retail stores across Europe, South America and Asia. Prior to that, he worked in a manufacturing role at Michelin, France implementing lean processes, and as SAP consultant in Wipro Technologies where he was responsible for streamlining workflow management and business planning.

Bhanu holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, Canada. He also holds a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the IFMA, France and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from University College of Engineering, Punjabi University in India.

Mayank Chadha, Vice President of Operations

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Mayank joined Signal Hill in May of 2013. He previously worked in McKinsey and Company’s manufacturing center of competence, where he designed and implemented several operational and manufacturing improvements across various industries including chemicals, automotive and pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, he worked in manufacturing roles at Cummins Inc. and Rockwell Industries where he led several lean manufacturing and process improvement projects.

Mayank holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, Canada. He also holds a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from VIT University in India.


David Johnson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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David joined Signal Hill in January 2016, and has over 25 years of leadership experience within the industrial, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors across North America. Prior to joining Signal Hill, David served as the Vice President of the Industrial and Construction Group at Mosaic Capital. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd. a leading provider and manufacturer of building products across Western Canada. For the majority of his career, David has led several business units across North America in the industrial gas industry while holding progressively senior leadership roles at Praxair Canada Ltd. and Air Liquide, both Fortune 250 global companies.

David is based in Calgary, Alberta and with his strength in developing effective sales strategies and creating customized solutions to meet customer needs, he is focused on driving profitable sales growth at Signal Hill’s portfolio companies. David also serves as the Vice Chairman of Westridge Cabinets and C&V Portable Accommodations.

David is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he graduated in Business and Marketing and has also completed the Advance Management Program at INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France


Chris Johnson, Director – Portfolio Companies

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Chris joined Signal Hill in October of 2014. He was previously a manager at Deloitte Consulting, where he specialized in supply chain, process improvement and strategic sourcing. His experience includes leading projects across a variety of industries, including healthcare, financial services, retail, and manufacturing. The projects involved working beside deputy government ministers, client executives, and company stakeholders to identify and implement value creation opportunities.

Chris holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. He also holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (electrical engineering) from Queen’s University.


Vivek Sankaralingam, Operations Associate

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Vivek joined Signal Hill in June 2014 after graduating with an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He previously worked as a SAP Functional Consultant, specializing in the utility sector, helping companies in the process of business transformation as they transitioned to new systems and processes. Prior to that he worked in the telecommunication industry where he helped telecom service providers enhance their network capabilities through improved forecasting, planning and network management.

Vivek also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University.


Akhil Gupta, Operations Associate

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Akhil joined Signal Hill in May of 2014. He brings with him over five years of strategy consulting experience across multiple sectors including: automotive, consumer products, telecom, energy, manufacturing and education. He has advised senior executives of leading multinational companies, from North America and Europe, on developing and implementing strategies in emerging markets. He has also set up offices on a "turn-key" basis for several multinational companies in emerging markets of Asia.

Akhil holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and obtained his Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Engineering from IIT-Varanasi in India.


Sundri Sengupta, Vice President of Human Resources – Talent

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Sundri joined in October 2012 as Director of Human Resources – Talent for Signal Hill Equity Partners and their portfolio of companies across Canada. Sundri has over 12 years of experience in developing and integrating HR solutions, to fully leverage human capital and increase organizational effectiveness.

Sundri’s career in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition has spanned across local and international businesses. Starting with Talent Acquisition initiatives for companies like Pepsi, Citi Bank, Phillips,IBM in Dubai, UAE, Sundri further progressed her HR career within the engineering ,manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries in Canada. Most recently, Sundri worked for over five years with a global financial solutions provider, G4S Cash Solutions as National Human Resources and Recruitment Manager managing HR and Talent Acquisition initiatives across Canada. Her functional area of expertise lies in the areas of Talent Acquisition/Talent Management, organizational development, succession planning and the development of Human Resources policies and procedures.

Sundri has Bachelor's degrees in both English (Honors) and Education and is a post-graduate in Human Resources Management from Sheridan Institute of Technology.