In this week’s episode, I interview Howard Brodsky in the studios of his headquarters in Manchester, NH. Howard is the…
The Mock’s extended family has owned Nye Lubricants (founded 1844) for three generations. After their realization five-plus years ago that the family’s ownership structure and limited access to capital was possibly holding back the Company’s global growth, they decided to acquire a new majority owner. Led by President George Mock, the Mock’s and their team thoughtfully executed on a multi-year plan to prepare the Company. In January of 2020, they successfully completed a transaction where Nye was acquired by Fuchs Petrolab SE (Mannheim, Germany).
George and Carrie Mock generously spend an hour or so with Pete, thinking aloud about the challenges of governing a family business, the work-life balance that accompanies that, the insights about the Company and industry that led to the decision to find Fuchs, and a few glimpses of what might be in the next chapter.
Listen to the interview here: