TSG Consumer Partners has elected James L. O’Hara to the position of President. O’Hara, who also continues as a Managing Director of TSG, joined the firm in 1998. TSG Consumer Partners has more than $2.9 billion in equity capital under management.
TSG Consumer Partners L.L.C. is pleased to announce the election of James L. O’Hara to the position of President. Mr. O’Hara, who also continues as a Managing Director of TSG, joined the firm in 1998 and has been responsible for transaction structuring, diligence, finance and investment execution, in addition to his position on the Investment Committee.
TSG Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Charles H. Esserman, said: “Jamie has been instrumental to the success of our firm. He has been acting in a leadership capacity at TSG for several years and his election formally recognizes the importance of his role and contributions to the firm.”
Mr. O’Hara, 45, has also been an active contributor to the success of TSG companies. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of various TSG portfolio companies, including Muscle Milk, YardHouse and others. He previously served on the Boards of various former TSG investments, including vitaminwater, Smashbox, Meguiar’s and Don Miguel.
Prior to joining TSG, Mr. O’Hara was a consultant at Bain & Company and a corporate and securities attorney with Cahill Gordon & Reindel.
About TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is a leading investment firm with over $2.9 billion in equity capital under management, focused exclusively on the branded consumer sector. Since its founding in 1987, TSG has been an active investor in the food, beverage, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories sectors. Representative past and present partner companies include vitaminwater, Smart Balance, PopChips, Muscle Milk, Smashbox, Pureology, e.l.f. cosmetics and Alexis Bittar. Partners.