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Christopher Anderson was hired by law firm Jones Day as partner based in Chicago. Anderson joins from Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose Ltd with advisory experience for healthcare providers, private equity funds and life science companies in transactional matters.
Andy Bozzelli was promoted from managing director to partner at Chicago-based Livingstone Partners. Bozzeli has more than 10 years of financial advisory experience across the media, technology and security sectors.
Ryan Buckely was also promoted by Livingston Partners from managing director to partner. Previously an analyst at Brown Gibbons Land & Co., Buckley specializes in M&A across the consumer and healthcare industries.
David Burcham has joined Los Angeles-based private equity firm LightBay Capital as a principal. Previously a managing director at Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Burcham is now responsible for portfolio company management, sourcing investments, due diligence and deal process execution.
Tami Cohen was appointed as chief financial officer of U.S.-based, over-the-counter drug supplier Wavelength Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a portfolio company of SK Capital Partners. Cohen previously served as CFO of SodaStream’s manufacturing subsidiary.
Eric Corrigan was hired by Dallas-based Commerce Street Capital LLC as a managing director advising banking institutions on M&A, balance sheet positioning and business plan development. Corrigan was previously a managing director in the financial institutions group at Macquarie Capital.
Christopher Doyle has been promoted by law firm Stroock from partner to co-head of the firm’s corporate practice group. Doyle joined the firm in 1995, and holds experience advising M&A, securities offerings, commodities financings and corporate governance.
Karl Freimuth was promoted from managing director to partner at Livingstone Partners. Freimuth has approximately 14 years of experience advising domestic and international middle-market companies on M&A transactions, debt and equity capital raises, and financial restructurings.
Mike Glenn, former CEO of FedEx Corporate Services, has joined Oak Hill Capital Partners as senior adviser and operating consultant. Using his 35 years of experience at FedEx and industry knowledge, Glenn will consult across the firm’s private equity portfolio.
Andrew Gustin has joined Denver-based private equity firm Platte River Equity as head of business development, leading the firm’s sourcing and marketing efforts. Most recently at Hammond Kennedy Whitney & Co. Inc., Gustin brings more than ten years of experience as a private equity investor and business development professional.
Tim Hasset was appointed to chief executive officer by Richmond, Virginia-based TDBBS LLC., a provider of natural dog treats and pet chews backed by private equity firm Bregal Partners. Hasset previously served as of the Americas president at Beaum Suntory and spent approximately ten years at Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB) as chief customer officer for the North America business.
Murray Huneke was hired by investment bank Roth Capital Partners as a San Francisco-based managing director. Most recently the co-head of Stifel’s consumer investment banking practice, Huneke will now co-head Roth Capital’s adjacent division.
Michael Ilagan was hired by Blackland Capital Partners LLC, an investment firm focused on industrial businesses serving food and beverage companies, as a managing partner. Ilagan previously held M&A and advisory roles at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and Geneva Capital Markets.
Troy Jamison, a former Capital One executive, has joined Chicago-based investment firm Victory Park Capital as chief risk officer. Based in Chicago, Jamison has approximately 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Gregory Krafcik has joined Walker & Dunlop Inc. as an Atlanta-based managing director on the company’s capital markets team. Previously a managing director at Greystone & Co., Krafcik is responsible for sourcing and structuring permanent, bridge, and construction loans.
Brian Kuzniar was hired by Chicago-based Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC as a director. Most recently a managing director at Lasalle Investment Management, Kuzniar is responsible for overseeing asset and portfolio performance of the firm’s Opportunity Fund series.
Felicia Leksono has joined PNC Financial Services Group as vice president and business development officer. Leksono joins the bank’s senior secured financing team in Pittsburgh, and is responsible for business development with private equity firms.
Brian Lennon has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP as a New York-based partner in the firm’s business reorganization and restructuring department. Previously a managing director at Third Avenue Management LLC, Lennon joins with experience of handling matters on behalf of debtors, creditors and investors.
Jeffrey Lowenthal has been promoted from partner to co-head of Stroock’s corporate practice group. Lowenthal joined the law firm in 1990, and focuses on corporate finance, reorganizations and mergers.
Peter Nortrup has joined New York-based Turnspire Capital Partners as principal and head of business development. Most recently a vice president at Comvest Partners, Nortrup has more than 13 years of experience evaluating equity, non-control equity and direct lending investment opportunities.
Patrick Mercieca has joined PNC Financial Services Group as vice president and business development officer. Previously with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, Mercieca joins the bank’s senior secured financing team in Toronto and is responsible for origination asset-based and cash flow loans.
Danielle Montesano was hired by Duff & Phelps as a managing director in the firm’s corporate finance and ERISA advisory services practice. Based in Chicago, Montesano is the former head of the fiduciary advisory group at First Bankers Trust Services.
Alexandre Pierantoni has joined Duff & Phelps as a managing director based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Previously a partner at Pactor Financas Corporativas, Pierantoni will focus on growing the firm’s M&A practice in South America.
Steve Pusey has joined Bridge Growth Partners as a senior adviser based in London. Pusey previously served as the chief technology officer of Vodafone Group from 2009 to 2015.
Hasan Rizvi was hired also hired by Bridge Growth Partners as a senior adviser. Based in San Francisco, Rizvi has more than two decades of experiences managing software development efforts. Rizvi is the founder and former executive vice president of computer technology provider Oracle (NYSE: ORCL).
James Schultz has rejoined Cozen O’Connor to spearhead the law firm’s government and regulatory practice. Based in Washington, D.C., Schultz most recently served in the White House as special assistant to the president.
Julian Seiguer has joined Kirkland & Ellis LLP as a partner in the firm’s capital markets practice. Joining most recently from Vinson & Elkins, Seiguer brings corporate finance experience with a particular focused on the energy sector.
Iftach Seri was appointed as chief executive officer of U.S. over-the-counter drug supplier Wavelength Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a portfolio company of SK Capital Partners. Seri previously served as Sun Pharmaceutical’s head of API, and was also previously the CEO of drugstore New Pharm.
Luda Semenova has joined Denver-based M&A administrator and technology provider SRS Acquiom as a senior relationship manager. Luda was formerly with Citi Private Bank (NYSE: C), Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) and prior to that Deutsche Bank.
Kurt Steltenpohl has joined Duff & Phelps as a New York-based managing director in the firm’s transaction advisory services group. Previously an adviser at Alvarez & Marsal, Steltenpohl specializes in merger integration across the consumer, industrial and healthcare sectors.
John Swainson was hired by New York-based private equity firm Siris Capital Group LLC as executive partner. Most recently president of the Dell Software group, Swainson will assist in the operation of Siris’ portfolio companies and work to identify potential investment opportunities.
James Walker has joined Adam Street Partners as chief operating officer, joining the firm’s executive committee. Previously COO of Credit Suisse Private Bank Americas (NYSE: CS), Walker also held management roles at Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management and Citi Global Wealth Management.
Roger Wise has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP as a tax partner based in Washington. Most recently a partner at Stradley Ronon, Wise advises clients on tax issues involving private equity funds and other financial transactions.