For Fortune 500 companies looking to deliver superior shareholder returns, Galt & Company is the strategic management advisory firm of choice. For the last 30 years, Galt & Company CEO, Scott Gillis and fellow co-founders Joe Shalleck and Lee Mergy have been advising some of the world’s leading CEOs and board-level management on the strategic and organizational changes needed to enhance shareholder value.
It’s not easy for chief executives to deliver superior returns to their shareholders. In fact, over the last 30 years, only 2 percent of Fortune 500 companies have been able to deliver shareholder returns in the top quartile of their industry for five consecutive years. Yet, the average Galt client Galt client has sustain shareholder returns more than 150% higher than their industry peer average and some clients have been able to sustain these returns more than 15 years.
This is because Galt & Company helps management institutionalize the capabilities to effectively manage shareholder value across client organizations. The firm designs and assists in the implementation of broad-scale, upper management-led performance improvement programs that have a positive impact on corporate and business unit strategy, resource allocation and performance management.
Galt & Company, partners have advised many of the better know and best performing chief executives of corporations like Coca-Cola, Gillette, Clorox, McCormick, BB&T, Alcan, Abbott Laboratories, MeadWestvaco and Caterpillar. These CEOs have been very forthcoming about the positive and enduring impact Galt & Company has had on their organizations.
“The members of Galt & Company led a process with my team at Clorox, to create the strategies, capabilities and incentives that have driven excellent results – over the last three years our total shareholder returns have been 45% vs. 10% for the S&P 500.” Don Knauss, former Chairman, CEO, Clorox
“Jim Kilts, Chairman and CEO is a friend of mine who has turned around several companies. I asked him how he did this and he mentioned that he used a particular firm, Galt & Company. Last fall we hired Galt & Company to look at our overall strategy … their insights were non-intuitive and highly impactful.” John Allison, former Chairman and CEO, BB&T and former Chairman of CATO Institute
Galt & Company partners are different from other top management advisors — they deliver results, not just recommendations. They have had a tremendous impact on our results and an enduring impact on Alcan’s organizational capabilities.” Travis Engen, former CEO, Alcan and ITT
“We introduced this methodology in various parts of the world and across various parts of the business. As a result, I think we’re better at targeting market segments and customers. And I think we’re better at understanding real returns as opposed to just a P&L profit. And investment in general and what is an attractive market to go into and what isn’t. We are asking more of the right questions that filter out poor economic decisions. To make changes of this magnitude, you need to recognize this is about changing the way you manage the company.” Miles White, Chairman, CEO, Abbott Laboratories
On top of being interviewed on Bloomberg and the Fox Business Network and the co-author of “Beliefs, Behaviors & Results: The Chief Executive’s Guide to Delivering Superior Shareholder Value,” Scott Gillis (CEO) is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Colorado School of Mines and recipient of the Cecil H. Green Award for Integrity.