Apollo Global Management Inc. (NYSE: APO) has hired Vikram Mahidhar to the firm as an Operating Partner to lead private equity’s data and digital transformation efforts within Apollo’s Portfolio Performance Solutions division.
In this role, Mahidhar joins an existing team of data and digital strategists seeking to accelerate digital transformation across the firm’s private equity portfolio companies.
David Sambur and Matt Nord, co-heads of Private Equity, said, “In all of our investments, we look for transformational elements to drive operational excellence and strong financial performance. With the support of Aaron Miller, Vikram and the exceptional team we have in place, we will be able to better source, diligence and execute on digital innovation opportunities, helping our management teams accelerate growth while delivering industry-leading returns for our investors.” Aaron Miller, Head of APPS, said, “Data and digital transformation have been cornerstones of our strategy. Vikram’s expertise and leadership will be instrumental in further scaling our team as we look to enhance digital fluency and maximize value across our portfolio. We are committed to building a best-in-class platform that leverages the scale, expertise, and network of Apollo to create better companies.”
Prior to joining Apollo, Mahidhar was a senior vice president at Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on digital-led innovation, where he worked with companies to drive large-scale business transformation using artificial intelligence, analytics, intelligent automation, and cloud computing.