NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenhill & Co., Inc., (NYSE: GHL), a leading independent investment bank, announced today that Ken Anderson will join the firm as a Senior Advisor based in London.
Ken has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry with roles ranging from the owner of a successful US based outpatient therapy business to serving with the UK Government. Until 2007, Ken was the first Commercial Director General of the United Kingdom's Department of Health and National Health Service. As Director General, Ken was tasked with initiating the much needed privatization based NHS reforms.
In 2007, Ken joined UBS Investment Bank as a Managing Director, responsible for the global government business, as well as having responsibility for developing the bank's relationships with larger healthcare, pharmaceutical and bio tech companies. Government clients have included Sweden, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Holland and the United States. In 2011, Ken was appointed a Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank.
Ken is also a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London Business School and sits on the board of Texas A&M Universities Biotechnology Commercialization Company.
David Wyles and Luca Ferrari, co-heads of Greenhill's European Corporate Advisory business, said, "We are delighted to have someone of Ken's experience join Greenhill. His career has spanned leading companies to running large government departments to acting as a strategic and investment banking adviser. He brings a wealth of relationships across the healthcare sector, with governments and across many other areas, in particular, business services. We have a strong healthcare franchise globally, including advising on the largest healthcare deal completed so far this year, Actavis' $28 billion acquisition of Forest Laboratories, and Ken's relationships will help us to build on this success."
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank focused on providing financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and capital raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Sao Paulo, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Melbourne and San Francisco.
Contact: Christopher T. Grubb Chief Financial Officer Greenhill & Co., Inc. (212) 389-1800
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