Sun Capital expands senior leadership team with two new hires

Sun Capital has named Kelly Griffin as managing director – head of investor relations and Dr. Angela Geffre as chief human resources officer.

Sun Capital has named Kelly Griffin as managing director – head of investor relations and Dr. Angela Geffre as chief human resources officer. Griffin joins Sun Capital from Caxton Associates LP while Geffre worked at Jones Lang LaSalle.


BOCA RATON, FL – December 1, 2020 – Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), a leading private investment firm focused on investing in market-leading companies, today announced two additions to the firm’s senior leadership. Kelly Griffin has joined the firm as Managing Director – Head of Investor Relations and Dr. Angela Geffre has joined as Chief Human Resources Officer.

“We are very excited to have Kelly and Angela join the Sun Capital team,” said Marc Leder, Co-CEO of Sun Capital Partners. “Kelly has an outstanding track record of developing strong, lasting relationships with investors. Her insight and expertise across the financial spectrum will help us continue to further develop our global network of limited partners. In addition, as we continue to grow, adding Angela will enable us to attract and retain great talent and build on our reputation as a great place to work.”

Griffin joins Sun Capital from Caxton Associates LP, a discretionary global macro hedge fund, where she was Partner, Global Head of Investor Relations, responsible for shaping the firm’s strategy, developing new products and identifying business opportunities. In 2019, The Hedge Fund Journal named her one of its “Fifty Leading Women in Hedge Funds.” Prior to joining Caxton in 2013, Griffin served as Managing Director at Gramercy. She has also held business development positions at Diamondback and UBS Securities, as well as Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC. Griffin received a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Economics from Lake Forest College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Babson Graduate School of Business.

Geffre joins Sun Capital from Jones Lang LaSalle in Chicago, where she served as Global Head of Talent. She has more than 16 years of experience in leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies, focusing on talent management, recruiting, assessment, talent analytics, and leadership development. Previously she was Director of Human Resources at the Kellogg Company, where she led HR for businesses in North America and Europe.

She started her career at Procter & Gamble as a manager in Global Talent and later became a Human Resources business partner for the Gillette business. Dr. Geffre received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kalamazoo College and earned a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University.

About Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
In 2020, Sun Capital Partners, Inc. celebrates 25 years of investing and partnering with outstanding management teams to accelerate value creation. Since 1995, Sun Capital has invested in more than 420 companies worldwide with revenues in excess of $50 billion across a broad range of industries and transaction structures. Over the quarter century, the Firm has built a reputation as a trusted partner recognized for its investment and operational experience, including particular expertise in Business Services, Healthcare, Technology, Industrial and Consumer sectors. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles and New York, and an affiliate with offices in London.