Senior Lecturer, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Peter Kurzina is a Senior Lecturer in the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.
Kurzina has 33 years of experience providing workout, turn-around, interim, and crisis management to a wide variety of companies. He was president and chief operating officer of Fanny Farmer Candy Shops, interim president of Vermont Castings Stove Company, and president of Westville Homes Corporation. Kurzina also has provided similar leadership roles to a number of other troubled companies in the manufacturing, distributing, textile, men’s clothing, and service industries. For 15 years, he was associated with Argus Management Corporation, the Massachusetts-based provider of workout, turnaround, crisis, and interim management to troubled companies. Kurzina joined the MIT Sloan faculty in 2003 and is teaching 15.966 Managing in Adversity: The CEO Perspective and 15.398 Corporations at the Crossroads: The CEO Perspective.
Kurzina holds a BA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, a JD from Northwestern University, and an MMS from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
General Expertise: Crisis; Interim management; Managing adversity; Turnaround; Work-out
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