Chicago-based private equity firm Linden Capital Partners has announced that Mark Sullivan has been promoted to Partner.
Mr. Sullivan joined Linden in 2012 to lead the firm’s human capital and resource efforts. In addition to managing the internal human capital function, Mr. Sullivan leads the recruitment of operating partners, executive management, and members of boards of directors for Linden’s current and future portfolio companies. Mr. Sullivan is also active with the portfolio companies of Linden to monitor and pursue strategic initiatives related to human resources.
“For more than a decade, Linden has focused on human capital as a competitive advantage in private equity,” said Linden President and Managing Partner Tony Davis. “With Mark’s leadership, we institutionalized our approach of leveraging pre-eminent operators, boards of directors, and human capital best practices to drive returns for our investors. We will continue to invest in our efforts to emphasize our market-leading human capital strategy.”
Prior to joining Linden, Mr. Sullivan was an executive at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a large multi-hospital healthcare system, and worked in the executive search practice at Korn/Ferry International. Prior to Korn/Ferry, Mr. Sullivan worked for The Home Depot and was active in mergers and acquisitions and financial analysis. He has a BA in Economics from College of the Holy Cross and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.
Linden Capital Partners is focused exclusively on leveraged buyouts in the healthcare and life science industries with a specific interest in medical products, specialty distribution, pharmaceutical, and services segments of healthcare. Linden’s strategy is based on three elements: healthcare and life science industry specialization; integrated financial and operating expertise; and strategic relationships with large corporations. The firm is based in Chicago (www.lindenllc.com).
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