CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lincoln International, one of the world’s leading investment banking advisory firms, is pleased to announce the arrival of John McClure as Managing Director of the Company’s Automotive and Truck Business , a subsector of the Lincoln Industrial Group. John brings extensive experience in advising clients on strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to capitalize on the myriad of opportunities created by the impact of technology in the automotive sector. John will be based in Lincoln’s office in San Francisco.

John brings more than 20 years of senior automotive industry experience to Lincoln in both management and customer advisory roles. His experience includes originating and executing investment banking M&A transactions as well as leading corporate strategy for two Fortune 250 companies.

“As technology continues to transform every sector of the economy, automotive in particular operates in the past, present and future,” said Sean Bennis, managing director and co-director of Lincoln International’s U.S. industrial group. “Integrating technology across the automotive spectrum creates both opportunity and complexity.”

Robert Satow, Managing Director and co-head of the company’s global automotive and truck team, continued, “John’s deep expertise will immediately complement our global team of automotive M&A advisors. We are delighted that he brings this knowledge to Lincoln.

Prior to joining Lincoln, John was vice president of global growth and business development at Arrival, where he led business development and global go-to-market activities. John was previously a managing director at Nomura Greentech, where he led investment banking for automotive electronics and technology, and prior to that he was managing director and global head of automotive electronics and technology at RBC Capital Markets . Prior to banking, John held senior positions in strategy and corporate development at Intel, Applied Materials and Philips Electronics.

John commented, “I am delighted to join Lincoln and add to the company’s strong experience in the automotive industry and help customers identify the connections that bring them closer to their strategic goals.

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