Nicholas B Dottino

CEO, Graanul Invest
Nicholas B. Dottino Bio Graanul Invest Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Management Board Nick joined Graanul Invest in November 2022 as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of Directors. He is an accomplished C-Suite executive within the fiber based industrial manufacturing and consumer products industries. Nick has more than a three-decade-long career as an executive in the consumer products, paper, pulp, packaging, and point of purchase sectors in North America, Asia, and Europe and as and a Board Director for numerous multinational companies, industry associations and charitable organizations. Most Recently, Mr. Dottino was the CEO of Cosmo Specialty Fibers Inc, a portfolio company of The Gores Group, is a leading dissolving wood pulp (DWP) business and portfolio company of The Gores Group. A demonstrated track record of delivering industry leading results at the executive and BOD level is a common theme of Nick’s professional experiences. Success and value creation have occurred in both in publicly traded (15yrs. +), and family offices, privately held, and private equity (18 yrs.+) organizations. His professional style and value set revolve around strategy development / execution, “culture”, and “team”. A clear bias towards action is common. Organic and M&A growth, both domestically and internationally, is a comfort zone for Nick. In addition, many would say a strong believer and zealot in the areas of safety, lean six sigma, ISO, change management, and ultimately strong shareholder returns. Nick graduated from Harvard Business School’s General Management Program, an MBA from Farleigh Dickenson University, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from William Paterson University. He and his wife of 27 years, Monica, have four grown children, and reside in Charleston, SC & Long Beach Island, NJ. Nick enjoys traveling, swimming, biking, running, cooking and gardening.