Andrew Whiting and Klaudyna Augler join the Growth team
Andrew joins the team as a new Growth Principal, alongside Klaudyna, who will undertake the role of Senior Associate. The Growth Equity team portfolio has recorded an average annual revenue growth of 50% since its inception. This growth is due to the shift towards tech and digital native companies, further accelerated and emphasized during the ongoing Covid19 pandemic.
The new appointments are attracting excitement amongst the existing team with Omri Benayoun and Bruno Cremel, General Partners at Partech, remarking: “We are excited to welcome Andrew and Klaudyna to Partech. They both contribute years of experience as investors and operators in high growth companies in Europe and North America and are a seamless cultural fit with the team. The experience and the global outlook Andrew and Klaudyna bring is ideal for our strategy: partnering with and delivering value for European founders, as they scale their start-ups from c.10M€ to several hundred M€ of revenue.”
About Andrew Whiting, new Partech Growth Principal
Andrew joins Partech, as Principal, and has 15 years of experience investing in and advising high growth companies across Europe and North America. Prior to joining Partech, Andrew was Vice President at Clairvest Group in Toronto, Principal at Zouk Capital in London, and Assistant Director at Rothschild & Co in London. He served as a Director of the leading MarTech company Digital Media Solutions, now listed on the NYSE, ChildSmiles based in New Jersey and ip.access based in Cambridge UK. He has executed and advised on over $50B of M&A activity.
Andrew holds an MSc in Finance & Economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University.
Andrew commented: “I was attracted to Partech due to the strength of the team and their sterling reputation, the reach of the platform and its commitment to entrepreneurs first. The senior leadership team’s operational experience and dedication to provide business development resources to its investee partners is unmatched in Europe, positioning Partech as the capital partner of choice for high growth European technology companies.”
About Klaudyna Augler, new Partech Growth Senior Associate
Klaudyna joins Partech, as Senior Associate and she has a wealth of experience in lots of different fields. Before joining, Klaudyna worked in business operations for insurtech company Lemonade in New York, as an investor for the Nordic Private Equity firm Procuritas in Stockholm and as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group covering projects across Europe.
Klaudyna holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Finance and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics.
Klaudyna added: “As one of Europe’s leading technology investment platforms, Partech has played an important role in the fast growth of the region’s technology businesses. With its impressive yet humble team and its global operations I believe Partech is well positioned to continue seizing this opportunity. I’m excited to join the team and to support the next generation of European high growth companies.”
We are very pleased to add two great talents to our team!