SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hellman & Friedman LLC, a leading private equity firm based in San Francisco, today announced that Hunter Philbrick, Judd Sher, and Tarim Wasim have been promoted to Managing Directors.
Hunter Philbrick joined Hellman & Friedman in 2003 in the firm's San Francisco office and relocated to New York in 2005 to help build the New York office. He primarily focuses on healthcare and insurance investments and currently serves on the boards of Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. and Sedgwick.
Judd Sher joined Hellman & Friedman last year as Chief Financial Officer. He brings over 13 years of experience, most recently as a Principal in Deloitte's M&A Transaction Services Group, and is responsible for all finance, accounting, and tax matters at the firm.
Tarim Wasim joined the firm in 2005 in the San Francisco office. He primarily focuses on digital media, internet, and business services efforts and currently serves on the board of Internet Brands.
In addition, Hellman & Friedman announced the promotions of Philip Sternheimer to Director and Stephen Ensley to Principal.
"These promotions recognize the outstanding contributions all of these individuals have made to Hellman & Friedman," said Philip Hammarskjold, Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to their continued success at the firm."
Hellman & Friedman also announced the continued expansion of its team with three new appointments. Philip Meicler and Suzanne Kim joined as Principals and Rachel Wilson joined as Associate Counsel. Hellman & Friedman is looking to add additional Principal level investment professionals this year for both its New York and San Francisco offices.
About Hellman & Friedman
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a leading private equity investment firm with offices in San Francisco, New York and London. Since its founding in 1984, Hellman & Friedman has raised and, through its affiliated funds, managed over $25 billion of committed capital. The Firm focuses on investing in superior business franchises and serving as a value-added partner to management in select industries including internet & digital media, software, business & marketing services, financial services, insurance, media, healthcare and energy & industrials.
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