Senior Managing Director
Gene joined Cortec in 2008 and is currently a Senior Managing Director. Prior to Cortec he was a Managing Director of CITIC Capital Partners, a Shanghai, China based private equity group where he managed the firm’s buyout and strategic minority investments in U.S. based middle-market companies seeking access to Asian manufacturing sources and market opportunities. Prior to CITIC, Mr. Nesbeda was Vice President of Corporate Development at General Electric and later head of GE Plastics’ Structured Products Group. Gene also served as President of the Plastics Packaging Division of Tetra Pak Group and was a founding member of Strategic Planning Associates (now Oliver Wyman). Mr. Nesbeda earned a M.B.A., with honors, from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and holds a B.S. from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science.