Drax is delighted to announce that it has strengthened its reach and capabilities in Europe and Consumer business with the appointment of two senior executives.
William Fage joins Drax as Partner and will be responsible for developing Drax’s activities across Europe, with a particular focus on working with large cap private equity funds.
He previously spent three years with Skillcapital where he worked on a wide variety of search assignments for private equity backed businesses within the European industrial and services sector.
Before moving to executive search, William worked for fifteen years as an investment banker providing M&A advice to corporates and private equity clients in the UK and France.
Kate Trowbridge joins Drax as Director to further develop our growing consumer business across both private equity and high growth companies.
She previously spent three years with Skillcapital in their global consumer team, where she worked on multiple international assignments helping clients research markets, originate transactions, and identify leadership teams for private equity-backed companies across all cap sizes.
Graham Roadnight, Drax Managing Partner, said: “In a highly competitive market Drax is rapidly establishing itself as the executive search firm of choice for the private equity industry and we are delighted to be strengthening our team with these two senior appointments. William and Kate bring an unrivalled wealth of knowledge and experience to Drax and will considerably expand our reach and capabilities in both Europe and our consumer business.”
William Fage, Drax Partner, Europe, added: “Drax has developed a capability that is really differentiating and makes them the most relevant human capital partner to private equity today. I am delighted to join the Drax team and look forward to leveraging their proprietary tools to find creative solutions to clients both pre and post deal.”