April Watkins

Principal

Experience

Worldpay
Burger King Corporation
Ingersoll-Rand
GKN Automotive
Burlington Industries
Springs Industries
South Carolina Electric & Gas

Education

MBA, University of North Carolina
BS in mechanical engineering, University of South Carolina

Expertise

Human Resources
C-level Strategy

April Watkins

Principal

April is a proven CHRO who drives meaningful human capital strategies and operational results. At FCM, she guides private equity portfolio companies that are facing organizational changes associated with acquisitions, integrations and enhancing business performance. Her diverse background includes human resources (HR) leadership across multiple industries, for both private and public companies. Prior to joining FCM, April was an executive advisor focused on business transformation, organizational agility and M&A integration. Before that, she served as Chief HR Officer (CHRO) for Worldpay, a leading payment technology company. She established a full-service HR model following Worldpay’s divestiture and led acquisitions to triple its workforce. Earlier, April was Vice President of HR for the Americas at Burger King Corporation, where she implemented productivity initiatives to yield 50% in cost savings. She also held leadership roles at Ingersoll-Rand, GKN and Burlington Industries.