Gehl Foods was a family held dairy processing business….sold in 2015 to Wind Point Partners. When sold, the 470 employees received more than $3M dollars for their contribution to the success of the company
“I simply cannot imagine notdoing it,” Katherine Gehl says with a shrug. “If this family does well, then it’s really important that all of the people who worked alongside my father (John) and me also benefit.
“That’s the biggest key to great leadership. Give it away. Pass it down the line. Grow those below you. Teach them to follow your lead. Make yourself expendable. And reap the harvest of a life of incalculable worthiness.”
Great companies reward their employees that made them great.