“We are extremely pleased to have Max join our executive team,” said David Lifschitz, President and CEO of The Gehr Group. “Max brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in finance and accounting in a broad range of industries. He will play an important role in our expansion initiatives at all of our business units.”
Prior to joining The Gehr Group, Mr. Paetzold held leadership positions at several companies including at The Honest Company where he was VP Financial Operations and VP Corporate Controller, at JR286 Inc. where he was Director of Finance, and at 20th Century Fox where he was Senior Vice President Finance for International TV Distribution.
Previously Mr. Paetzold was an Experienced Manager with the Enterprise Group at the Los Angeles office of Arthur Andersen, providing accounting and financial advisory services to middle-market private and public companies in the professional services, consumer products, retail, entertainment, advertising, hi-tech, real estate, food services, and manufacturing and distribution industries.
Mr. Paetzold is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University.
About The Gehr Group:
Founded in 1965, The Gehr Group is a diversified concern headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Its principal business units are engaged in international trade, real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, wholesale and distribution.