Michael Zahorik is founder and CEO of Zahorik Professional Group (“ZPG”). ZPG is a global group of legal (corporate, litigation and transaction) corporate finance and corporate consultants specializing in corporate finance services in North America and Asia. He also performs public company, branding and marketing services.
ZPG represents private and public companies in the USA and Asia. Since 1994, Michael has been active in developing new markets throughout Asia; principally in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Macau, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, and in 2002, established ZPG. He has made over 250 trips throughout Asia and has extensive experience in the customs and intricacies of a successful venture in Asia. Michael has extensive experience in creating ventures in China in the successful liquidation of assets and in the establishment of ventures, joint-ventures and quasi-governmental ventures in anticipation of expansion outside local jurisdiction. To add to that, he has helped establish new markets and new brands in Asia and has helped companies successfully launch products within Asia within the regulatory confines of the applicable governmental agencies. Michael has also participated in numerous RTO’s, IPO’s and debt and equity financing in Asia. Furthermore, he has experience in public company representation on all exchanges with experience in working with all levels of private and state-owned entities and their governmental counterparts. ZPG and AZN have extensive experience in the areas of securities, corporate and business litigation and transactions, and have advised numerous management teams and boards of directors through numerous transactions.
From 1994-2002, Michael served as COO, General Counsel, Executive Vice President, and Secretary of NASDAQ listed companies. As General Counsel, overseeing intellectual property, litigation, transactional and SEC matters. Established off-shore self-insurance liability program. As EVP, managed sales, marketing and product strategies. As COO, prepared and managed annual budgets and met with Board of Directors in implementing public company strategy and employee incentive programs.
From 1989-1994, Mr. Zahorik has served as senior litigation partner for Denver area law firms specializing in corporate and securities transactions and litigation.
Mr. Zahorik has a Bachelors degree from the University of Colorado and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver. Mr. Zahorik is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Texas, and other Federal districts and circuits.