UK - Hermes Pensions Management, the British Telecom-owned fund management group, has appointed Rod Selkirk as its new head of private equity.
Selkirk, who hails from Bridgepoint Capital, will join the firm at the end of the month. He replaces Robert Padgett, who is retiring.
Tony Watson, chief executive of Hermes, said: “I am delighted to welcome a highly-regarded and experienced professional to the Hermes team. He has shown the ability to create and deliver a vision in rapidly-evolving businesses, giving strong leadership and demonstrating exceptional team development skills. We all look forward to working with him.”
Selkirk leaves Bridgepoint for Hermes after a 12 year stint at the firm, joining when it was called NatWest Equity Partners. At Bridgepoint he was managing director and a member of the executive and investment committees.
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