Littlejohn announces promotions

Littlejohn & Co has made a number of promotions. Among them include Drew Greenwood, who has become managing director and Charles Leung and William McDavid, who are now vice presidents. Also, the firm has hired Ana Goizueta as director of investor relations.

PRESS RELEASE

GREENWICH, CT – January 16, 2019 — Littlejohn & Co., LLC (“Littlejohn”), a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced a series of promotions. Drew Greenwood has been promoted to Managing Director, and Charles Leung and William McDavid have been promoted to Vice President.

“We are delighted to announce the promotions of Drew, William and Charles and acknowledge the impressive contributions these individuals have made to the overall success of our team at Littlejohn and our portfolio companies,” said Michael Klein, Chief Executive Officer at Littlejohn. “Drew is a seasoned investment professional, and over the past 12 years has embraced the values we cultivate at Littlejohn through his hard work, creativity and dedication. Will and Charles are exceptional team members that exemplify the strength and depth of our team.”

Mr. Greenwood is closely involved with many of Littlejohn’s portfolio companies and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Motion Recruitment, Cornerstone Chemicals, and alphabroder. Since joining the firm in 2007, he has worked with various portfolio companies, such as CTI Foods, Contech Engineered Solutions, World and Main, Cosmetic Essence, Inc., Synchronous Aerospace Group and Wyle.

Mr. Leung joined Littlejohn in 2013 and serves on the Board of Directors of Cook & Boardman, a Littlejohn portfolio company. He joined Littlejohn from Sagent Advisors, LLC, where he worked to execute merger and acquisition transactions. Mr. McDavid joined Littlejohn in 2013 from Houlihan Lokey where he served first as an analyst and later an associate in the financial restructuring group, responsible for executing restructuring transactions.

Littlejohn also announced that Ana Goizueta has joined the firm as Director of Investor Relations.
Mr. Klein continued, “We are thrilled to welcome an executive of Ana’s caliber to Littlejohn’s best-in-class Investor Relations team. Ana brings more than 30 years of investment management industry experience and deep, longstanding relationships within the institutional investment community. We look forward to her contributions as we seek to further meet the growing needs of sophisticated institutional investors.”

Most recently, Ms. Goizueta served as Director of Investor Relations for Oak Hill Advisors, L.P. Prior to Oak Hill, she worked at Talson Partners L.P. in marketing and Investor Relations. At Talson, she was responsible for all client communications, reporting, and marketing materials as well as manager selection and due diligence operations. Previously, she was a Vice President at JP Morgan for eight years, working in Madrid, London and New York. She began her career in the mergers and acquisitions group at Chase Manhattan Bank.

Littlejohn also announced the following promotions to the Operations & Administration team:
Jason Mosiello has been promoted to Director of Management Company and General Partner Reporting;
Michael Kassas has been promoted to Director of Fund Reporting; and
Kaitlyn Marcinek has been promoted to Assistant Controller.

Mr. Mosiello most recently served as Vice President of Finance and Accounting and Director of Human Resources and has been with Littlejohn since 2000. Mr. Kassas worked most recently as the Controller for Littlejohn. He joined the firm in 2012 from PricewaterhouseCoopers where he worked as an auditor in the alternative investments group. Ms. Marcinek has served as a Senior Accountant since joining Littlejohn in 2016. Prior to her role at Littlejohn, she worked as an auditor at PriceWaterhouseCoopers for mutual funds and alterative funds.

Kenneth Warren, Littlejohn’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, added, “We are pleased to recognize the significant contributions Jason, Michael and Kaitlyn have made to the firm. Their commitment to excellence on a daily basis is reflective of the high standards and world-class operations team here at Littlejohn.”

About Littlejohn & Co., LLC
Littlejohn & Co. is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm focused on private equity and debt investments primarily in middle market companies. The firm seeks to build sustainable success for its portfolio companies through a disciplined approach to engineering change. For more information about Littlejohn, visit http://www.littlejohnllc.com.