Graham Lloyd, President
Graham is an international business veteran, having worked in eight countries across the American, European and Asian continents. He has over 20 years’ experience as an executive in a wide range of industries including specialty chemicals, coatings, containers, engineered films, roll materials, labels, beverages, co-packing and distribution.
Since 2001, Graham has worked extensively with Private Equity in roles as Chairman, Director, CEO, Consultant and Operating Partner.
He started to develop the principles and methods of WCashPlus™ some 25 years ago. Since then, he has refined it into a highly robust and sustainable process, proving its effectiveness across a broad range of different companies and markets. He has a passion for turning Working Capital into Cash for the benefit of all stakeholders, and has taken four companies to negative Working Capital.
A citizen of the USA, Canada and the UK, Graham has a B.Sc. Honors Degree in Economics from the University of London and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School.
In addition to his business interests, Graham is also a dedicated triathlete, with over 30 Ironman events completed to-date, He has competed four times at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii and was recently #1 in the Ironman Overall World Rankings.
Kate Guy, Business Development & Project Director
Kate runs WCP Canada’s office in Toronto, Canada. She is responsible for overall business development, resource planning and ensuring that every WCP project meets the agreed needs of our clients on time and in full.
Kate has over 16 years of project management experience, and previously held roles at Sears, A&P and a number of promotional event agencies. End-clients for whom Kate has managed mission-critical projects include Disney, Nestle Purina, CIBC, VISA, Juvederm, Bell Canada, Fairmont Hotels, Cadbury, Petro Canada, Walmart, Loblaw’s, BlackBerry, Skyy Vodka and Dell.
A graduate of Western University, Kate was born in Singapore and has lived in Indonesia, Taiwan, the UK, France and the USA. She is a seven-time Ironman Triathlete and has finished over ten marathons including Boston, New York and London.
Walter Weigel, WCP Canada Senior Associate
Walter founded a family holding company with operating companies including private equity consulting firm Annex Farringdon Corporation. He is a highly experienced international executive and former CFO with over 25 years of working with both private and public companies across Canada, the USA and Europe. Clients have included Hudson’s Bay Company, Thilmany, TDP Aerospace, Appleton Papers, Gerson Lehrman, Dunsirn Industries, Avery Dennison, and several US and Canadian based private equity-owned companies.
Brian Dunsirn, President and CEO of private equity firm, Dunsirn Partners LLC has used Walter extensively and cites this example of his work:
"Walter's working capital leadership enabled a $70 million company to reduce enough inventory over 6 months to enable the elimination of a 100,000 sq.ft. warehouse. This, along with reduced A/R DSOs, freed up $2.9 million of cash in addition to increasing EBITDA by $0.6 million annually."
Walter reads, writes and speaks German and used his language skills when setting up the Dunsirn Industries business in Europe. He has a CGA financial designation and a BBA from York University in Toronto. He has worked with Graham since 1995, both on consultancy projects and as a senior member of his leadership team.