Hellman & Friedman today announced that Hunter Philbrick, Judd Sher, and Tarim Wasim have been promoted to Managing Directors. Hellman & Friedman has also expanded its team with three new hires. Philip Meicler and Suzanne Kim have joined the firm as Principals and Rachel Wilson has joined as Associate Counsel. Hellman & Friedman is looking to add additional Principal level investment professionals this year for both its New York and San Francisco offices.
“These promotions recognize the outstanding contributions all of these individuals have made to Hellman & Friedman,” said Philip Hammarskjold, Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to their continued success at the firm.”
Hunter Philbrick joined Hellman & Friedman in 2003 in the firm’s San Francisco office and relocated to New York in 2005 to help build the New York office. He primarily focuses on healthcare and insurance investments and currently serves on the boards of Pharmaceutical Product Development and Sedgwick.
Judd Sher joined Hellman & Friedman last year as Chief Financial Officer. He brings over 13 years of experience, most recently as a Principal in Deloitte’s M&A Transaction Services Group, and is responsible for all finance, accounting, and tax matters at the firm.
Tarim Wasim joined the firm in 2005 in the San Francisco office. He primarily focuses on digital media, internet, and business services efforts and currently serves on the board of Internet Brands.
In addition, Hellman & Friedman announced the promotions of Philip Sternheimer to Director and Stephen Ensley to Principal.
Hellman & Friedman invests from $200 million to $750 million in companies across a range of industries including energy & industrials, software, business & marketing services, internet & digital media, financial services, insurance, media, and healthcare. Founded in 1984, the firm has raised and managed over $25 billion of committed capital and invested in over 60 companies. The firm is currently investing its sixth fund, with $8.4 billion of capital commitments. Hellman & Friedman is based in San Francisco with additional offices in London and New York (www.hf.com).
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