GenNx360 Capital Partners has named Harry Chisholm an operating partner in the firm’s New York offices. Previously, Chisholm was the COO of Nantong Xingchen Synthetic Material Company – Blue Star, a subsidiary of Chem China in the Jiangsu province of China. GenNx360 focuses primarily on buyouts of industrial business to business companies in the middle market.
GenNx360 Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on industrial business-to-business companies with $75 million to $500 million in revenues, announced today that Harry L. Chisholm has been appointed operating partner effective March 1, 2012. Harry will be based in the firm’s New York office.
Harry will focus primarily on operational leadership for GenNx360 transactions and supporting the firm’s portfolio companies. He reports to Lloyd G. Trotter, founder and managing partner.
Prior to joining GenNx360, Harry was the COO of Nantong Xingchen Synthetic Material Company – Blue Star, a subsidiary of Chem China in the Jiangsu province of China, where he had full P&L responsibility for the $300MM maker of engineering plastics. He was one of the first foreign executives hired directly into a China state-owned enterprise and was nominated as one of China’s “1000 Talents”, a program designed to encourage the entrepreneurial and business development of China businesses. He began his career in 1989 at GE, where he held numerous executive and operational leadership roles in GE Plastics, GE Healthcare, and with Sabic Innovative Plastics.
“Harry is a significant asset for the GenNx360 team. He brings hands-on experience and a wealth of knowledge and leadership that will immediately benefit our portfolio, our employees, and ultimately our investors,” said Lloyd.
Harry received his MBA from the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, and his Bachelor of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering from The University of Florida.
About GenNx360 Capital Partners
GenNx360 Capital Partners is a Private Equity 3.0 firm specializing in buyouts of industrial business to business companies in the middle market. The firm focuses on opportunities in the following industries: industrial water treatment; specialty chemicals and engineered materials; industrial machinery and equipment components; global transportation component parts, including auto, rail and infrastructure; aerospace and defense; oil and gas services, including parts and equipment; and business services, including logistics. GenNx360 seeks to invest in companies having revenues between $75 million and $500 million. GenNx360 was founded in January 2006 and is based in New York City, with additional offices in Seattle, Washington and Boston, Massachusetts.