Since joining JEGI in 1996, Mr. Hitzig has participated in hundreds of transactions. As COO, he oversees business operations and legal affairs, while also establishing and maintaining JEGI’s best practices protocol and quality control guidelines. Mr. Hitzig also serves as Chief Compliance Officer for the firm’s broker/dealer subsidiary, JEGI LLC.
“Our corporate culture is built on teamwork, integrity and professionalism. We bring clients more than 300 years of combined senior-level experience.”
Before joining JEGI, Mr. Hitzig had more than 20 years’ experience in C-level marketing and management roles at B2B and B2C media and direct marketing companies, and a for-profit association. As an entrepreneur who has started companies in both the US and Latin America, Mr. Hitzig has been instrumental in refining JEGI’s integrated approach to M&A advisory assignments and in developing dedicated research, documentation, and due-diligence support teams.
Mr. Hitzig has served as Group Vice President and General Manager of the Children’s Television Workshop Publishing Group. Previously, he served as Vice President of Marketing for the Magazine Group of Whitney Communications Corporation and as President of Saltwater Farm, a direct marketing firm specializing in gourmet seafood.
Mr. Hitzig earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and his AB in English from Harvard University.Back to team
“The JEGI Team worked tirelessly on the V12 Group sale process. Their knowledge of the sector allowed us to find the best strategic fit, while their M&A capabilities made it possible to get a successful transaction closed. I look forward to working with JEGI again.”John Hunt, Managing Partner, ABRY Partners
“We had a remarkable experience with JEGI… JEGI really stood out from other media and information focused firms… due to their experience in our markets, the tight processes they run, and their significant access to c-level decision-makers. We would hands down, no question, hope to have the chance to work with the team at JEGI again.”Scott Becker, Founder, Becker’s Healthcare
“We needed an advisor who understood our business and was capable of handling a complex transaction, which included the merger of four companies. We chose JEGI based on its reputation and experience, and it was absolutely the right decision.”Dan Oswald, CEO, BLR
“Clarity and JEGI’s network and impressive knowledge of the digital content production and post production space were instrumental in helping Framestore find the right partner and deliver the shareholders a fantastic outcome. They helped navigate a complex process… I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone considering using their services.”Sir William Sargent, CEO, Framestore
“I have now completed my fourth successful transaction with JEGI. They know their markets inside and out and are strategic, creative, tenacious and results oriented. Most importantly, they have always added significant value and delivered outstanding results. JEGI goes above and beyond to deliver the desired results for their customers.”Bob Dethlefs, Chief Executive Officer, Evanta
“As the business founder, I was looking for a true partner to represent us: one with the highest integrity, impeccable execution skills, strong work ethic, excellent M&A process from start to finish. They delivered on all of that and so much more.”Nancy Kramer, Founder & Chairman, Resource/Ammirati
“I’ve worked with the JEGI team to sell two of my companies for over $100 million. With its extraordinarily comprehensive database of c-level contacts, JEGI can easily get key decision makers on the phone, live, without any preamble. Thus, my advice to any seller: if JEGI wants to sell your business for you, let them!”Stephen Saunders, Founder & CEO, Light Reading