We’re delighted to announce that PEARonline has appointed Catherine Lewis as Managing Director, EMEA.
With 23 years of private equity experience as well as a proven management track record, Catherine will be leading the development of our sales and marketing team and resource.She joins us from Acuris, where she was responsible for the private equity portfolio of products and services, including the Unquote family which PEARonline founder Simon Thornton launched in 1992. Most recently she launched Allocate, a dedicated GP/LP event focusing on macro trends impacting PE in the next fundraising cycle. She will be based in our London office.
Commenting on her appointment, Catherine said: “PEARonline is at a pivotal stage in its journey, with 2020 its most successful year since formation in 2006. I am delighted to join the company’s team of experts to help further develop the client base geographically and across asset classes. It is a fantastic service and enjoys incredible customer loyalty. Both provide a great base on which to build future growth.”
Simon Thornton, Founder & CEO of PEARonline, adds: “I am delighted that Catherine has joined us in this strategic role. She has extensive PE experience as well a track record of management in fast-growing businesses, a rare combination which will help us scale up for our next growth phase. The whole PEARonline team is very much looking forward to working with Catherine to expand our international business.”