ORIX Capital Partners taps Phillips as operations director

ORIX Capital Partners has appointed Scott Phillips as director of operations. Previously, Phillips worked at TE Connectivity where he was a senior manager.


NEW YORK (March 8) ORIX Capital Partners announced today the addition of Scott Phillips to its team as Director of Operations. Phillips is responsible for operational enhancement initiatives at portfolio companies, as well as operations due diligence for new investment opportunities.

“We are thrilled to have Scott on our team,” said Terry Suzuki, President and CEO of ORIX Capital Partners. “His operational experience will be invaluable to our team, and the insight and knowledge he brings to this role will bolster our ability to enable value alongside the management teams that we partner with for growth.”

Based in New York City, ORIX Capital Partners is a subsidiary of Dallas-based ORIX USA. ORIX Capital Partners invests between $75 million to $200 million of equity in companies that share the following characteristics: strong market position and sustainable competitive advantage; durable business strategy that is resilient through economic cycles; profitable and scalable business model; growing industry; and a proven management team. The team is especially interested in companies in the infrastructure services, business services and industrials industries.

Prior to joining ORIX Capital Partners, Phillips served as a Senior Manager at TE Connectivity, where he was responsible for the strategy, growth, execution and P&L of a $90 million automotive sensors and mechatronics component business. Before his time at TE Connectivity, Phillips served in various global roles in product management, project management, operations, quality and engineering for Continental AG and Motorola. He earned an MBA from Northwestern Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Michigan State University.

ORIX Capital Partners LLC
ORIX Capital Partners LLC, formerly known as IX Capital Partners, is a wholly owned subsidiary of ORIX USA Corporation. It sponsors direct equity investments to support growth and performance among established middle-market companies throughout North America, spanning a variety of industries including infrastructure services, business services and industrials. For more information on ORIX Capital Partners, visit www.orixcapitalpartners.com.