Prior to working with Searchlight as a Senior Advisor, Mr. Ring was Senior Vice President, Business Development at H.J. Heinz Company. At Heinz, Mr. Ring successfully led the global expansion of the business in developed and emerging markets, while realigning the product portfolio against core competencies. Before joining Heinz, Mr. Ring was Business Unit Director at M&M/Mars and held various marketing and financial positions at General Foods. Mr. Ring received a BS and MS from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.