Marton Joins Pegasus

Steven Marton has joined Pegasus Capital Advisors as an operating advisor. He most recently was with Newell Rubbermaid as group president of office products.

 

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Pegasus Capital Advisors today announced the appointment of Steven G. Marton as an Operating Advisor to the firm. Marton is a highly accomplished executive who has held leadership positions in some of America's leading consumer products companies, including Hill's Pet Nutrition, Colgate-Palmolive and Newell Rubbermaid.
“Steve Marton is an impressive and highly respected executive with demonstrated expertise in areas that will be of great value to Pegasus, especially our initiatives in healthy living for people and pets,” said Craig Cogut, Managing Partner of Pegasus. “We are proud and excited that he is joining us.”


Marton was most recently Group President, Office Products at Newell Rubbermaid, where he oversaw some of the world's leading office brands, including Paper Mate(R), Sharpie(R), Rolodex(R), Waterman(R) and DYMO(R). Prior to that, he served as President and COO of Hill's Pet Nutrition worldwide, maker of Science Diet(R) and Prescription Diet(R), leading it to record growth. Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions in Colgate-Palmolive's oral care business.


“I couldn't be happier to be joining Pegasus as one of its Operating Advisors,” Marton said. “Pegasus is doing exciting things. The firm's operating model will enable me to provide advice on acquisitions and work directly with a number of the firm's portfolio companies where my experience can be of value. The people of Pegasus, its culture and its approach to management are a perfect fit and I look forward to getting started.”


About Pegasus Capital Advisors
Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P. is a U.S.-based private equity fund manager that provides creative capital solutions to middle market companies across a wide variety of industries, with a particular interest in businesses that make a meaningful contribution to society by positively affecting the environment, contributing to sustainability and enabling healthy living. It is currently pursuing initiatives in several emerging sectors, including alternative energy, LED lighting, all-natural human and pet foods, alternative building materials, homeland security and sustainable business solutions in a number of industries. Established in 1995, Pegasus currently manages over $1.8 billion in assets through several private equity funds and has made more than 70 investments since inception. The Firm employs over 50 uniquely talented investment and advisory professionals that work out of main offices in Cos Cob, CT and New York, NY, as well as several satellite offices. http://www.pcalp.com/