Jurgen Leijdekker has joined Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe as an operating executive. He previously was president of Paul Winston Group.
Firm”), the largest private equity investor exclusively focused on information/business services and healthcare, today announced that it has named Jurgen Leijdekker as an Operating Executive. Mr. Leijdekker was most recently President of Paul Winston Group, where he led a significant operational transformation.
Mr. Leijdekker will be a member of the WCAS Resources Group, which is currently comprised of 18 professionals who utilize their industry expertise and relationships to assist in sourcing deals, conducting due diligence, and implementing operational initiatives within the Firm’s portfolio companies. Over the last several years, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe has significantly built its Resources Group team.
“We are excited that Jurgen Leijdekker is joining Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe,” said Tony de Nicola, Co-President of the Firm. “Jurgen’s deep operational expertise and successful track record of growing businesses will help us maximize the value of our portfolio companies.”
Mr. Leijdekker commented, “I am delighted to join Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe’s Resources Group, and I look forward to working with the Firm’s portfolio companies to successfully complete operational initiatives.”
Mr. Leijdekker has over twelve years of operating experience, in addition to an earlier career in strategy consulting and economics. In his previous professional roles, he led operational improvement efforts at several portfolio companies of various private equity firms. In addition to Paul Winston, he worked at H2 Equity Partners, McKinsey & Company and the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Leijdekker received an MA in
International Finance from the University of Amsterdam.
About Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe is one of the largest and most successful private equity investment firms in the United States. Since its founding in 1979, the Firm has organized 15 limited partnerships with total capital of $20 billion. Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe focuses its investment activity in two target industries: information/business services and healthcare. The Firm is currently investing an equity
fund, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe XI, L.P., and WCAS Capital Partners IV, L.P., a dedicated subordinated debt fund. See www.welshcarson.com to learn more.