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    Executive Search, Advisory and Talent Solutions platform

    ONE PLATFORM

    Our end-to-end talent services

    Diligence & advisory

    Sector development & deal origination
    Transaction diligence
    Pre-deal market mapping and executive introductions
    Transformation services
    Leadership acceleration

    Executive search

    High-impact search assignments specialising in Board, CEO, C-suite, Operating Executives and investment professionals

    Board executive assessment

    Board evaluation
    Executive, leadership and organisation assessment

    Talent solutions

    Market mapping and talent intelligence
    Talent pipelining
    Building high-performance teams below the C- Suite in fast-growing technology businesses Embedded recruitment – augmenting in-house talent expertise

    Interim management and fractional consultants

    Digital and business transformation leaders
    Interim functional leaders

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    C-Suite operators and advisors

    How we add value

    Our specialist teams provide an end-to-end range of talent solutions for every challenge an investor or leadership team might face. We place high-impact candidates into industry-defining VC, Growth, and Private Equity-backed companies, along with corporate entities undergoing change.

    Our 20+ year track record of working with management teams and their investors has provided deep expertise in the opportunities and challenges that the right leadership teams can unlock, globally.

    We combine a founder led, boutique service with the reach of a Trans-Atlantic platform. While operating globally we understand that our client and candidate communities are ever more connected. Their hard earned trust, built from great delivery and results, is the key to our future success.

    Our global teams of over 100 experienced consultants are based in the key countries across Europe and also the US. We combine a deep understanding of the local talent pool with the international perspective of our clients.

    Our heritage, serving the software and digital sectors, has provided a deep understanding of the key growth and transformation enablers impacting most businesses.

    Private Equity

    Venture Capital & Growth Equity

    Corporates

    Who we are

    Renovata & Company is the global talent platform delivering transformational leadership that drives change and growth for businesses backed by private capital and corporates. 

    Our unrivalled services, underpinned by 20+ years of market expertise and insights, provide the leadership that businesses need to achieve their goals. Our approach blends a personal boutique service with the reach of a trans-Atlantic platform.  Renovata & Company continues to grow by attracting entrepreneurial boutique founders and other like-minded professionals. Together, we offer diverse geographic, domain, and functional capabilities.

    From shaping investment and operational teams, sourcing strategic advisors and conducting Board assessments to leadership build-out, interim and in-house support, our specialist teams address talent challenges facing the investment community and their portfolio companies. Today, our teams of 100+ seasoned consultants span 13 offices globally across Europe, UK, North America & Asia.

    Our position in the market

    Private Equity

    Our platform supports private equity funds and their portfolio companies on insights, leadership, and talent across the entire investment life cycle. Services include building investment teams, sector development, pre-deal diligence support, and recruiting leadership teams to execute the value creation plans.  

    Venture Capital & Growth Equity

    We partner with founders and their investors to help them build world-class boards and management teams. We augment founding teams with high-impact executives experienced in scaling innovative, industry-disrupting companies.

    Corporates

    We leverage our 20+ year track record in placing executives within hyper-scaling, disruptive technology companies or PE backed transformations to support corporate clients navigating their own business transformations across key functions, technology, and digital domains.

    Platform leadership

    Thomas Jepsen

    Thomas Jepsen

    Partner & Co-Founder

    London

    Thomas Jepsen
    Thomas Jepsen

    Partner & Co-Founder

    Thomas is a Non-Executive Director of Renoir and the co-Founder and Managing Partner of Renovata & Company, based in London. Thomas has worked across the high-growth technology landscape for the last 27 years and is an expert search partner with a deep track record across VC, Growth and Private Equity.

    thomas.jepsen@renovata.com

    +44 20 7440 4001

    Mannie Gill

    Mannie Gill

    Partner & Co-Founder

    New York

    Mannie Gill
    Mannie Gill

    Partner & Co-Founder

    Mannie is a Non-Executive Director of Zeren and the co-Founder and a Partner with Renovata & Company, based in New York. Mannie has worked across the high-growth technology landscape for the last 25 years and is an expert search partner with a deep track record across VC, Growth and Private Equity.

    mannie.gill@renovata.com

    +1 646-930-4205

    Chris Preston

    Chris Preston

    CEO Zeren & Renoir

    London

    Chris Preston
    Chris Preston

    CEO Zeren & Renoir

    Chris is the CEO of Renoir and Zeren, and is responsible for setting the company’s strategy and developing the global team. Chris has 22 years experience of leading high-performing recruitment and search businesses, working with clients in USA, Europe and Asia across the Investor and Technology landscape.

    chris.preston@zerenglobal.com

    +44 (0)20 3906 7901

    Diane Segalen

    Diane Segalen

    Founder & President, Segalen+Associes

    Paris

    Diane Segalen
    Diane Segalen

    Founder & President, Segalen+Associes

    Diane Segalen founded SEGALEN+ASSOCIÉS in 2011 to partner with corporate, family offices and funds. Diane is active in board and non-executive searches, as well as CEO/CFO searches for leveraged buyout (LBO)-backed and listed companies. Diane is passionate about creating inspiring connections and bringing a second to none service to clients and candidates.

    Experience

    Early career in investment banking in New York and Paris; investor in growth capital as part of Compagnie de Presbourg, a listed investment fund
    Transitioned to executive search in 1992 in New York.

    Operating career includes entrepreneurial experience at CTPartners, where she launched the European businesses (Paris, London and Geneva) in 2005 and grew the company to IPO on the Nasdaq in 2010, ringing the bell at Wall Street.

    Education
    • Magister in business law and taxation, University Paris Assas
    • Young Managers Program (YMP), INSEAD

    ds@segalen-associes.com

    +33 6 07 46 05 13

    André Haug

    André Haug

    Partner - North America

    New York

    André Haug
    André Haug

    Partner - North America

    André Haug is the Founder and Managing Partner of Aggancio and is currently based in New York but splitting his time between Europe and the US. André has broad experience from the executive search industry, having worked at top tier firms including Heidrick & Struggles. André has over the last decade helped several leading PE and VC clients like EQT Partners, KKR, Creandum, Battery Ventures, as well as corporate clients like Bank of America, BCG, American Express. André has a Master of Business & Economics from Norwegian School of Management. In addition to his search experience, Andre is a true entrepreneur and has started several businesses and been an angel investor and advisor to fast-growing startups in Europe and in the US.

    andre.haug@aggancio.com

    + 1 917 794 5122

    Dwight Cribb

    Dwight Cribb

    Managing Director at Cribb

    Munich

    Dwight Cribb
    Dwight Cribb

    Managing Director at Cribb

    Dwight established Cribb in 1998; an agency that has been instrumental in advising digital enterprises and guiding them through the intricacies of digital transformation.

    Before venturing into executive search, Dwight led a regional sales office for PictureTel Inc. and contributed to the pioneering efforts of Bureau van Dijk in digital publishing.

    Beyond his professional pursuits, Dwight is actively engaged as an angel investor and mentor for startups. His investment portfolio includes notable ventures such as 1-Page (ASX:1PG), Tolingo, mbr Targeting, UserReplay, and Harrow. Dwight consistently lends his expertise as a mentor at Seedcamp and Axel Springer Plug and Play.

    dcribb@cribb.de

    +49 (0) 40 34 96 06 12

    Maren Freyberg

    Maren Freyberg

    Managing Director at Cribb

    Hamburg

    Maren Freyberg
    Maren Freyberg

    Managing Director at Cribb

    Maren joined Cribb in 2000 from A.T. Kearney Executive Search and has been an equity partner and Managing Director since 2001. Maren has consistently been awarded “Most Influential Headhunter” in Executive Search for the media landscape and she is credited with driving leadership change in the media, FMCG, Finance and Retail industry. She plays a prominent role in guiding and supporting the future forward transformation of advisory boards across various high profile industry sectors.

    Prior to her career in executive search Maren has worked in various international roles in the telecommunications and travel industry. Maren speaks English, French and Spanish.

    mfreyberg@cribb.de

    +49 (0) 40 34 96 06 13

    Tim Wiklund

    Tim Wiklund

    Partner - Nordics

    Stockholm

    Tim Wiklund
    Tim Wiklund

    Partner - Nordics

    Tim Wiklund has been with Aggancio over the last 10 years. Tim has over the years completed hundreds of searches in Europe, primarily in the Nordic market for leading brands across industries and asset classes. Tim comes from an entrepreneurial background starting his first sustainable consumer brand business while in college. Tim has also been a professional athlete, competing at an international level. Tim has experience and deep track record in Consumer, Tech/Digital & Finance businesses across VC, Growth and Private Equity. He is leading the Nordic operations and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

    tim.wiklund@aggancio.se

    +46 73 733 04 00

    Djamal Moussaoui

    Djamal Moussaoui

    Partner at Segalen+Associes

    London

    Djamal Moussaoui
    Djamal Moussaoui

    Partner at Segalen+Associes

    Djamal Moussaoui joined SEGALEN+ASSOCIÉS in 2013 and focuses on non-executive board members (NED) and senior advisor roles for investment funds. He believes in long-term, trust-based relationships and bringing a global perspective to his work with clients.

    Experience
    • Over 20 years in investment banking and private equity, and a board member of several large businesses
    • Prior to SEGALEN+ASSOCIÉS, he was an investment banker in M&A with various firms, including Citigroup and Merrill Lynch
    • Several years as a managing director with Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity, the principal investment arm of Merrill Lynch, which is now part of Bank of America
    Education
    • Graduate of HEC Grande Ecole in Paris

    dm@segalen-associes.com

    +44 77 3300 1606

    Emmanuel Dufour

    Emmanuel Dufour

    Partner at Segalen+Associes

    Paris

    Emmanuel Dufour
    Emmanuel Dufour

    Partner at Segalen+Associes

    Emmanuel Dufour has joined SEGALEN+ASSOCIES in September 2021 as Partner. He is particularly active for Corporates for their General Management, Financial and Human Resources leadership roles. He also covers real estate sector as well as asset management, private banking and investment banking. He was previously leading Human Resources in France at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield after having led global talent acquisition and school & university relations for this leading real estate firm he joined in 2008.

    He previously spent 8 years in executive search in London and Paris including 4 years at Spencer Stuart in financial services and financial officers practices.

    Emmanuel has been mentor at “Article 1”, a charity that acts to make that orientation and success for studies and professional insertion does not rely on social, economic and cultural origins. He graduated from Neoma Business School and Dublin City University ; he is as well a former Civilian Auditor at Ecole de Guerre.He regularly practices sports (running, tennis, ski and cycling) with occasional competitions and has a particular interest in old cars

    ed@segalen-associes.com

    +33 6 27 15 00 64

    Caroline Hudson

    Caroline Hudson

    Partner

    London

    Caroline Hudson
    Caroline Hudson

    Partner

    Caroline Hudson is a partner at Renovata & Company where she leads the Financial Officers practice across the UK and Europe. Caroline has extensive search experience having supported CFO succession for private and public organizations.  Caroline has also supported a range of financial sponsors and their portfolio companies to appoint board level finance professionals, working across a range of sectors and functions including Tax, Treasury, Audit and Transformation.

    Experience

    • More than 20 years executive search and leadership advisory experience
    • Track record serving Private & Public organizations to build out their financial leadership teams across UK, Europe & US

    Education

    • Dual Honours degree in French & Spanish with International Politics, Economics & Business

    caroline.hudson@renovata.com

    +44 20 3893 8370

    Hetal Panchal

    Hetal Panchal

    Group CFO

    London

    Hetal Panchal
    Hetal Panchal

    Group CFO

    Hetal is the CFO at Renoir n leading all aspects of Finance and Operations across the business. Hetal brings over 22 years of experience in business and financial management focused on the recruitment sector as well as broader, Private Equity backed companies.

    hetal.panchal@zerenglobal.com

    +44 (0)20 7440 4010

    Heidi Tong

    Heidi Tong

    Group Head of People

    London

    Heidi Tong
    Heidi Tong

    Group Head of People

    Heidi joined the Renovata & Company platform in 2023 to develop and lead across all HR, People and Talent areas with a focus on Learning and Development for our global team, along with Talent Acquisition to support our future growth.

    heidi.tong@renovata.com

    +44 20 7440 4002

    Julia Barber

    Julia Barber

    Director, Platform Engagement

    London

    Julia Barber
    Julia Barber

    Director, Platform Engagement

    Based between Spain and London, Julia has spent 20 years working in Search and Consulting, having co-founded and led teams at Cornell Partnership for over 8 years. She has since worked in Search, Embedded Talent and Interim, with a focus on Venture and Growth sectors.

    julia.barber@zerenglobal.com

    +44 20 7440 4019

    Tony Vardy

    Tony Vardy

    Chairman

    London

    Tony Vardy
    Tony Vardy

    Chairman

    Tony Vardy is a senior advisor at Renovata & Company. He advises the firm’s partners on strategic planning, business management, good governance and executive search best practices.

    Experience
    • First half of career spent in the technology, telecom and cable TV industries in general management, having come up through corporate finance and strategy
    • Strategy consulting and executive search experience, including leadership roles in two of the most successful global firms
    • Projects stretching from North America to South Africa, South-East Asia, and from many corners of Europe to Australia and New Zealand
    Education and Professional Qualifications
    • Psychology degree from the University of Sussex
    • MBA degree from the London Business School
    • Member of the British Psychological Society
    • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
    • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

    +44 20 7440 4054

    Mark Brewer

    Mark Brewer

    Board Advisor

    London

    Mark Brewer
    Mark Brewer

    Board Advisor

    Mark join the Renovata & Company and Zeren board at the start of 2023. Mark has had an incredible career, having founded and led the SR Group over the last 35 years.

    mark.brewer@zerenglobal.com

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    Renovata & Company is a global executive search and private equity advisory platform, trusted by boards, financial sponsors and their portfolio companies.

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