Signal Hill Equity Partners has added Mayank Chadha and Sundri Sengupta to its team of professionals. Mr. Chadha and Ms. Sengupta will assist the firm’s portfolio companies in executing operational improvement plans and growth strategies.
“We are very excited to have Mayank and Sundri join us. Their unique experience will provide depth to our portfolio management team and bring in-house the critical skills and services required to grow and improve our portfolio companies.” said James Johnson, Managing Partner of Signal Hill.
Mr. Chadha has joined Signal Hill as Director of Operations and will provide operational, manufacturing and business process improvement services to Signal Hill’s portfolio companies. He previously worked in McKinsey’s manufacturing center of competence, where he designed and implemented several operational and manufacturing improvements across various industries including chemicals, automotive and pharmaceuticals. Prior to his time at McKinsey, he worked in manufacturing roles at Cummins and Rockwell Industries where he led several lean manufacturing and process improvement projects. Mr. Chadha holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University, Canada. He also holds a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from VIT University in India.
Ms. Sengupta has joined Signal Hill as Director of Human Resources-Talent and will provide talent services to Signal Hill’s portfolio companies. She has over 12 years of experience in developing and integrating human resources solutions for local and international businesses. Starting with talent acquisition initiatives for companies like Pepsi, Citibank, Phillips, and IBM, Ms. Sengupta subsequently specialized in engineering, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries in Canada. Most recently, she worked with financial services provider, G4S Cash Solutions, as National Human Resources and Recruitment Manager. Ms. Sengupta has a Bachelors degree in both English and Education and is a post-graduate in Human Resources Management from the Sheridan Institute of Technology.
Signal Hill invests from $5 million to $20 million of equity in companies with enterprise values of $20 million to $50 million. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, consumer products, distribution and business services. Signal Hill is currently investing its second private equity fund, Signal Hill Equity Partners II, LP, with $100 million of capital commitments. The firm is based in Toronto (www.signalhillequity.com).
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