Mike was instrumental in managing the process of a change in ownership of the North American business and lead the ops group and finance group in the 18 month successful turnaround of the business. Mike also lead the team that relocated the physical operation from Pennsylania to South Carolina during a crucial period in the selling \ shipping cycle. His works resulted in his moving to the parent in Sydney , Australia.
Mike is a pragmatic leader that knows how to cut through noise and get down to the job at hand. He knows how to motivate and lead a team to be successful across a broad spectrum. He has an ability to understand the detail, but not lose focus on the big picture. Mike is a hard-nosed executive when making difficult decisions, but has always remained fair and honest to his integrity. Mike has a unique skill when it comes to communicating difficult and complex business issues to varied stake holders in a simple ‘layman’ language gaining understanding and buy-in from the decision makers.
Michael Holtzer brought badly needed systems, business disciplines and processes and management structure to OrotonGroup Ltd during his tenure there. He is a focused hands-on, turn-around manager.
Mike has consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of retail in the broadest sense and also has a great empathy and respect for the challenges faced by our clients.
Mike is a gregarious & pragmatic retail operator who clearly knows his stuff when it comes to making the back end across inventory, property & operations tick. He’s also a pleasure to work with across a range of challenging environments
Michael is a pragmatic and resourceful CEO. His ability to motivate and challenge the team played a major part in the growth and transition of the business. He has an excellent eye for detail and looks at the big picture whilst also maintaining strong day to day functionality of the business. A key part of Michael success lies in his ability to understand organisational capacity and how to maximise resources such that growth targets can be achieves whilst managing operational efficiency.
Michael is an experienced retailer with attention to detail and focus on streamlining operational processes and delivering organisational efficiencies. Michael has a practical approach to working with his peers and has a strong network of international retailers and suppliers.
Mike Holtzer is a dynamic COO and superior at achieving top line results. He is respected by his staff and is a true visionary.
Mike’s strategic mind, coupled with real life on-the-ground experience, allow him to advise C-Suite executives like nobody else I’ve worked with. He is a straight shooter who can get to the real issues in lightening speed.
Michael’s been a great help for our business across a number of IT/BT related projects. When we need an expert, non aligned view , Mike’s part of the mix.We’ve found him knowledgeable and considered in his advice.. a good man to have backing your decision when you need it!