Dennis P. LeStrange, Former Sr. VP of IKON Office Solutions Named Principal at Strategy Development20 Jun, 2007
Dennis P. LeStrange, Former Sr. VP of IKON Office Solutions Named Principal at Strategy Development
Bryn Mawr, PA—Strategy Development, a management-consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Dennis P. LeStrange has joined the firm as a principal. In this role, Dennis will concentrate in the practice areas of mergers and acquisitions, operational/financial process improvements through industry benchmarking, and business planning.
LeStrange has an extensive background in the imaging industry with experience in all areas including financial, operational, sales and marketing functions. As Senior Vice President of IKON, Mr. LeStrange had P&L responsibility for the operating company—IKON North America. Prior to this assignment, LeStrange was the President and CEO of A-Copy, IKON’s largest and most successful company.
“Dennis LeStrange is unquestionably an industry leader who has a demonstrated ability in acquiring and integrating companies,” said Tom Callinan, founding principal of Strategy Development. “As president and CEO of A-Copy, Alco Standard’s most successful dealership, Dennis was able to identify, negotiate, acquire, and integrate numerous acquisitions. Dennis was also the most effective leader within Alco at implementing and executing on financial models to improve performance. Dennis’ operating model was frequently quoted as the model that IKON wanted to replicate through their transition. I am excited to have Dennis join the firm as a principal.”
Mr. LeStrange has created value in his previous assignments by delivering above average returns through financial/operational improvements; the establishment of national accounts and high volume sales organizations; the development of document outsourcing solutions; and the utilization of comprehensive sales coverage strategies aligned with sales compensation plans.