The principal of Linden Tree Capital is John Suddarth. John is a seasoned senior executive who made his mark turning around distressed companies and leading them to profitable growth and taking performing companies to the next level. He is a motivator and team builder. John has extensive international experience and has developed innovative approaches to marketing, pricing, financial management, strategic planning and operations. His general management career has included stints as president of AMF Reece, the industrial sewing machine company, president of Morse Controls, COO of AMF Bowling Products, president of Techsonic Industries (Humminbird), and president of the Teleflex Aerospace and Commercial Groups. He has been involved in many acquisitions and divestments. John is a West Pointer with an MBA from Stanford. He also has extensive director experience advising management of companies and joint ventures in the US, Europe, Japan, Singapore and China.