faculty – Peter Goodson
Peter Goodson is a pioneer in the private equity discipline as an early stage partner at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. One of the first management buyout firms, the firm has purchased and transformed performance at large industrial companies for over 35 years. Among the billions worth of acquisitions through which CD&R assisted managements in enhancing value are prominent examples such as Lexmark – the IBM Information Products business, the Uniroyal-Goodrich Tire Company, Hertz Rental Car and Home Depot. Professor Goodson has taught at Haas for the last 8 years. He has also taught or lectured at Harvard, Kellogg, Tuck, Stanford, NYU Stern, and Columbia. He was awarded the Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching award by the students of the Haas School of Business for several years running. He was elected a fellow of Dartmouth’s’ Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship.