Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm focused on healthcare and technology, has appointed Mia Jung as the healthcare talent partners in the firm’s resources group.

Prior to joining the firm, Jung spent over 20 years working within the healthcare industry and 8 years of experience in executive search. Additionally, Jung has experience in commercial leadership roles in pharmaceuticals and medical technology through her time at Merck, Guidant, Boston Scientific, Russell Reynolds, and Oxeon Partners. Jung also notably co-founded Break Into The Boardroom, an initiative to increase gender parity in the boardroom.

“We have had a long relationship with Mia over the years, and we know that our portfolio companies and Firm will benefit from her ability to build leadership teams, attract and retain talent, and from her passion for improving the healthcare industry,” added Brian Regan, head of the healthcare group and general partner at WCAS. “Having a dedicated resource on our team with a network as strong as Mia’s will greatly benefit the Firm.”

“I am looking forward to joining the WCAS team as its Healthcare Talent Partner,” added Jung. “Exceptional talent is the foundation of successful businesses, and I am pleased to partner with a Firm that has such a deep track record of building innovative and market leading healthcare companies. I am also excited to continue to focus on building more diverse teams and Boards within the WCAS portfolio.”