Mark Sullivan has joined Linden Capital Partners as a principal with the Chicago-based private equity firm. Sullivan has worked in executive search and talent management roles at Korn/Ferry International and Children’s Healthcare.
Linden Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm that focuses on middle market leveraged buyout investments in the healthcare sector, today announced the addition of Mark Sullivan as a Principal focusing on human capital initiatives.
Mr. Sullivan brings over ten years of experience in executive search and talent management to Linden. His background includes roles at Korn/Ferry International and most recently Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a $1.8 billion health system in the Southeast where he led a team of fifteen human resource and recruiting professionals that supported 8,000 employees and averaged 1,200 hires a year. At Korn/Ferry International, Mr. Sullivan was a member of the Financial Officers Practice and successfully executed leadership assignments across all industry groups for middle market and private equity-owned companies.
Mr. Sullivan will work closely with Linden’s investment team to source executive and operating partner talent in addition to supporting existing portfolio companies in their human capital initiatives. He will complement Linden’s group of operating partners and investment professionals in the assessment and acquisition of executive talent. Brian Miller, a Managing Partner at Linden, commented, “We are excited to bring Mark on board and believe his background and expertise will provide strategic enhancement to the Linden team as we continue to expand the resources we offer our partner companies.”
Prior to Korn/Ferry, Mr. Sullivan worked for a Fortune 50 company in Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Financial Analysis as part of its Financial Leadership Program. Mr. Sullivan began his career in New York City working for a proprietary trading division of Cargill, Inc. He holds a BA in Economics from College of the Holy Cross and an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University.
About Linden Capital Partners
Linden Capital Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused exclusively on leveraged buyouts in the healthcare and life science industries. Linden’s strategy is comprised of three elements: i) healthcare and life science industry specialization, ii) integrated private equity and operating expertise, and iii) strategic corporate relationships. Linden invests in middle market companies across the healthcare spectrum, including medical products, healthcare services, and distribution.