Anil Shah

Principal and CEO of ARS Consulting Company


Mr. Shah assists in analyzing investment opportunities and working with portfolio investments as an operator and board member. Currently, Mr. Shah is Principal and CEO of ARS Consulting Company. He is a seasoned manufacturing operations executive with global experience, whose career includes notable accomplishments in developing business strategies that drive significant improvements in operating performance and profits.

Mr. Shah managed multiple operations with Continental Can Company and Owens Illinois, and as Executive Vice President for global operations at Solo Cup Company, he managed 19 U.S. and 9 global manufacturing facilities, with additional responsibility for the company’s supply chain, engineering, graphics services, and quality functions. Additional experience includes private equity-owned D&W Fine Pack, where he was responsible for evaluating and acquiring several businesses.

In 2010, Mr. Shah joined venture capital-owned startup NextLife LLC as Executive Vice President, responsible for developing recycle resins for food applications. He developed a unique process and equipment for cleaning recycled plastics for which he received a patent. Mr. Shah also headed the company’s formation of a partnership with a manufacturer in Asia.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and Mathematics from Gujarat University in India.


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