Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private investment firm, has appointed John Koch as an operating advisor to the firm’s managed funds.

Koch joins the firm with over 35 years of expertise as a senior executive in services industries. He previously served as the president and CEO of PODS Enterprises. In his leadership role with PODS, Koch led the transformation of the firm across employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and enterprise value creation.

“We are excited to have John join as an operating advisor to CD&R funds,” said CD&R Partner Ken Giuriceo. “John’s deep experience leading teams delivering top line customer satisfaction that drive strong value creation will be a tremendous resource for our portfolio companies, and we believe his outstanding reputation in the sector will help the funds forge partnerships with key strategics and family businesses operating in the services industries.”