GE Commercial Finance has named Thomas Regan managing director and group head of sponsor coverage for media, communications and entertainment. He previously ran the group's large-cap media origination team.
GE Commercial Finance today announced it has appointed Managing Director, Thomas W. Regan, 48, to serve as group head of sponsor coverage for its Media, Communications & Entertainment business. Regan most recently ran the GE unit's large-cap media origination team and has closed financings for Raycom Media, Community Newspaper Holdings and Thomas Nelson.
As part of GE's ongoing commitment to service its key markets, Regan will be responsible for fostering relationships among large-cap sponsors and private equity firms with vested interests in the media, communications and entertainment industries.
“Tom has such a rich history originating financing opportunities for GE within the large-cap media community and that experience is quite attractive to our other key communications and entertainment customers,” said Michael Chen, president and CEO, GE Commercial Finance