Genstar Capital has promoted Anthony Salewski and Robert Rutledge to the position of vice president. Both had previously been senior associates.
Genstar Capital, LLC, a middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in selected segments of the life science, healthcare services, software and software services, financial services, and industrial technology industries, today announced the promotions of two members of its investment team with the appointments of Anthony J. Salewski and Robert S. Rutledge as Vice Presidents. Both had previously been Senior Associates of the firm.
“Tony and Rob have demonstrated the ability to assume ever increasing roles of responsibility and have made significant contributions at our firm and at our portfolio companies,” said Jean-Pierre L. Conte, Chairman and Managing Director of Genstar. “They are ideally suited to take on these new positions and these promotions represent our commitment to building the leadership of our firm from within. We are a better firm with them on the team and we are pleased to recognize their achievements in this way.”
Prior to joining Genstar in 2007, Tony served as the Chief of Staff for Operations at Barclays Global Investors (BGI), the world’s largest institutional investment manager, where he reported to the Chief Operating Officer and executed strategic initiatives for the Executive Committee. Prior to BGI, Tony was an Associate at private equity firm Hellman & Friedman LLC. Tony began his career in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley in New York. He received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and graduated with honors from Harvard College. He serves as a Director of Genstar portfolio companies MidCap Financial, LLC, TravelCLICK, Inc. and International Aluminum Corporation.
Prior to re-joining Genstar as a Senior Associate in 2007, Rob spent two years as an Associate at Genstar from 2003 to 2005 and also served as an Associate in the investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney in San Francisco where he advised on mergers and acquisitions and executed capital market offerings. Rob began his career in the investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney in New York. Rob earned an MBA from Stanford University and received a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University. He is a Director of Genstar portfolio companies Woods Equipment Corporation, Confie Seguros Inc., and Voice Construction Ltd. and a board observer at Univita Health Inc.
About Genstar Capital, LLC
Genstar Capital (www.gencap.com) is a leading private equity firm that for over 20 years has been actively investing in high quality middle-market companies and building value in those businesses by utilizing the expertise of its operating partners. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of operating partners and strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. Genstar has more than $3 billion of committed capital under management and targets investments focused on selected sectors within the life science, healthcare services, software and software services, financial services, and industrial technology industries.