chris laurence
chief operating officer

Chris Laurence joined the Cydcor executive team as Chief Operating Officer in 2015. He leads the operational implementation of Cydcor’s strategies, building a scalable organization to support the company’s growth. As COO, Chris oversees several departments, including operations, finance and accounting, IT and legal.

Chris’ background includes C-level roles at $500 million to $2 billion companies, building on a decade of experience in private equity. Most recently, Chris served as CFO for 99 Cents Only Stores, a 400-store extreme value retailer. Previously, he spent twelve years in China as CEO of ThreeSixty Group, a leading product development and sourcing company supplying consumer products to top North American brands and retailers. Prior to ThreeSixty, Chris was a General Partner of Brentwood Associates, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, and he began his career at the investment bank Morgan Stanley. Chris graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with concentrations in economics and organizational behavior and management.