C.P. Eaton Makes Five Hires

C.P Eaton Partners, a placement agency based in Rowayton, Conn., hired Jerry Elliot as its Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Legal Officer. Elliot previously served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Cengage Learning (formerly Thomson Learning).

C.P. Eaton Partners also added Peter Martinson, Nina Frandson, Dan Meade, Jr. and Brian Newman. Martinson, a former Macquarie Funds Management managing director, will serve as senior vice president in Lo Jolla, Calif. Frandson, previously a developer for American International Group, will serve as vice president in Rowayton, Conn. Meade will join as a vice president in Rowayton; he previously worked with Cramer Rosenthal McGylnn. Newman joins the firm as an Associate with prior experience at Goldsmith Agio Helms and CRT Captail. Company Web site