Pritzker Group Private Capital has named Mohan Kharbanda, Jim Harris and Shacey Petrovic as senior advisors. Kharbanda’s experience includes leadership positions at Apple, Dell and Lineage Power. Harris is a managing partner at Thoughtstep and the founder and former CEO of The Wall Street Journal Office Network. And, Petrovic is chief commercial officer of Insulet Corp.
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pritzker Group Private Capital today announced the addition of Mohan Kharbanda, Jim Harris and Shacey Petrovic to its team of senior advisors. Pritzker Group’s senior advisors offer industry expertise to its investment teams as well as strategic counsel to its companies.
Mohan Kharbanda joins Pritzker Group as a senior advisor with more than 35 years of senior management experience. Kharbanda has held key leadership positions in both the emerging and developed markets, with experience building and operating businesses in Brazil, India, China, Japan and the United States. His top positions have included executive leadership roles at Apple, Dell and Lineage Power. Kharbanda has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Minnesota. Kharbanda will work closely with the services investment team.
Jim Harris, a serial entrepreneur, is the Managing Partner of Thoughtstep, a strategy and marketing consultancy. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of The Wall Street Journal Office Network and held key positions with Allied Riser Communications, Z Group (later Zyman Marketing) and Thomas L. Harris & Company. Earlier in his career, Harris held executive roles at the Miller Brewing Company and DDB. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Michigan and a master’s in management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Harris will work closely with the services investment team.
Shacey Petrovic joins Pritzker’s team of senior advisors with nearly two decades of experience in the medical device industry. She currently serves as Chief Commercial Officer of Insulet Corporation, a manufacturer of insulin infusion systems for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. Before working with Insulet, Petrovic served in key roles with Clinical Innovations, Hologic, Inc., Cytyc Corporation, and other major companies in the United States and Europe. She earned her B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin. Petrovic will work closely with the healthcare investment team.
Pritzker Group, led by Tony and J.B. Pritzker, acquires leading middle-market companies in the manufactured products, services and health care sectors. The firm’s permanent, proprietary capital base makes it distinctly attractive as a partner for family- and entrepreneur-owned businesses in its target industries.
“Our senior advisors offer exceptional industry expertise and strategic advice to our investment teams and our company senior management. With their many years of experience in our target industry sectors, they provide us with valuable insights and perspective as we look to acquire and build market-leading businesses,” said Paul Carbone, Pritzker Group Private Capital managing partner.
About Pritzker Group
Pritzker Group, led by Tony and J.B. Pritzker, has three principal investment teams: Private Capital, which acquires and operates leading North America-based companies; Venture Capital, which provides multi-stage venture funding to technology companies throughout the United States; and Asset Management, which partners with top-performing investment managers across global public markets.
Pritzker Group Private Capital acquires North America-based middle-market companies with leading positions in the manufactured products, services and health care sectors. The firm’s permanent, proprietary capital base allows for efficient decision making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with management teams focused on creating long-term value.
Pritzker Group brings significant resources, expertise and credibility in building businesses and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. For more information, visit www.pritzkergroup.com.