UK - Friends Ivory & Sime Private Equity has appointed Kevin Whittle as portfolio director, portfolio management.
Whittle started his career with Deloitte & Touche and then spent five years advising on a variety of corporate finance deals, followed by a stint at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance advising on private equity transactions.
He then joined EWS Group, a venture capital backed MBI, where he was chief executive officer for the last two years.
By Madhu Kalia
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