He is the primary link between Gainwell and its investors and lenders. Reporting to the CEO, Sas has a broad span of responsibilities — from all financial reporting and global back-office shared services operations to pricing, M&A, risk management and corporate services such as real estate, supply chain and travel.
Sas joined Gainwell from York Risk Services, an Onex Corp. portfolio company, where he was EVP, CFO and chief strategy officer. Brought in to lead the company’s turnaround, Sas responsibilities spanned across finance, pricing, treasury service for clients, real estate, procurement and strategy. His contribution to executing the transformation yielded notable improvements in the company’s performance.
Sas’ career includes global services positions, with an emphasis on technology and healthcare, serving Fortune 500 companies. Some highlights include stints at world-class companies such as Kaiser Permanente, PwC, Serco and portfolio companies of private equity firms such as Blackstone. He served in various C-suite roles in finance, strategy, sales and marketing, operations, as well as multiple positions as CEO, forming talented teams to lead companies through profitable growth, M&A, carve-out and divestiture, restructuring, and establishing lean Six Sigma and automation-enabled global shared service operations.
Sas serves on the boards of several non-profit and industry organizations, is a sought-after regular speaker at industry conferences and advises analyst firms and institutional investors.
Sas’ educational background focuses on finance and accounting, management and electrical engineering. He has lived in India, Singapore and Europe as well as on the U.S. East and West Coasts.