Announces New Chief Operating and Strategy Officer
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2019 — The Pohlad Companies, a privately held portfolio of businesses and investments spanning a variety of industries, today announced that effective January 14, 2019, Mike Borofsky will join Pohlad Companies’ Management Group as chief operating and strategy officer. This newly created position complements the exceptional depth and strength of the Pohlad Companies’ current executive and family talent and positions the organization to accelerate future growth. Mike will report to Pohlad Companies CEO Bert Colianni and work closely with Jim, Robert and Bill Pohlad in their oversight capacities.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mike to Pohlad Companies and excited to introduce him to our team and community,” said Robert Pohlad. “The Pohlad family has long relied on strong, future-focused leadership to build our portfolio of businesses and support vital community initiatives, and we’re confident that Mike’s experience and leadership capabilities, combined with the energy, engagement and commitment of the second and third generations of the Pohlad family and our current management group, will help us achieve our goals for future growth.”
Prior to joining Pohlad Companies, Mr. Borofsky served as senior vice president of MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated, a diversified, New York-based investment company. His responsibilities included acquiring and building global, high cash flow, market-leading businesses and helping the companies innovate and grow. Mr. Borofsky also previously held positions at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP and Goldman Sachs. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.