Meet Our Team

Onex is led by an Executive Committee comprised of the firm’s founder and CEO, Gerry Schwartz, and four Senior Managing Directors. Onex’ stability results from its ownership culture, rigorous recruiting standards and highly collegial environment.

  • Gerry Schwartz
    Gerry Schwartz
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Gerry Schwartz
    Gerry Schwartz
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Location Toronto
    Joined OnexFounder, 1984

    As the Founder and CEO of Onex, Gerry’s principles of value creation and entrepreneurial management suffuse all of Onex’ activities. The climate of incisive analysis, healthy debate and collegial interaction that has been created at Onex and with our partners is a direct reflection of Gerry’s personal style. He has been actively involved in Onex’ major acquisitions, growth strategies and value realizations.

    Before establishing Onex in 1984, Gerry was the co-founder and President of CanWest Capital. Prior to that he worked at a major Wall Street investment banking firm where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. His previous experience also includes the practice of corporate law in Canada.

    Gerry has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada and inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. He serves as a director of Indigo Books & Music Inc. He is also an Honorary Director of The Bank of Nova Scotia and is a Director, Governor, or Trustee of a number of other organizations, including The Simon Wiesenthal Center.

    Gerry was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by St. Francis Xavier University and an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree by Tel Aviv University. He holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and an LL.B. and B.Comm. from the University of Manitoba.

  • Ewout Heersink
    Ewout Heersink
    Senior Managing Director
    Ewout Heersink
    Ewout Heersink
    Senior Managing Director
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex1984

    Ewout was involved in the growth of one of Onex’ most successful companies. When Onex acquired Sky Chefs in 1985, it was a captive caterer to a single airline. When Onex sold Sky Chefs in 2001, it was the largest in-flight caterer in the world, with one-third of the global market. Onex, in conjunction with Sky Chefs’ management, worked to create an additional platform for value creation by building a major presence in the rapidly growing at-home market for prepared meals.

    Ewout has been with Onex since the Company’s founding in 1984. In May 2010, he was appointed to the Board of Directors and continues to hold the position of Senior Managing Director. In addition, Ewout has had a wide variety of duties related to Onex’ financial management, having held the position of Chief Financial Officer from 1984 until December 2007.

    Prior to 1984, he was with Gerry Schwartz at CanWest Capital and a Chartered Accountant and consultant at KPMG. Ewout serves on the Advisory Board of the Queen’s University Business School and has been a director of a number of Onex subsidiaries since 1984.

    Ewout is a Chartered Accountant. He also holds an M.B.A. from Queen’s University and an Honours Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Robert Le Blanc
    Robert Le Blanc
    Senior Managing Director
    Robert Le Blanc
    Robert Le Blanc
    Senior Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Financial Services, Healthcare, Media, Technology, Telecom

    Location New York
    Joined Onex1999

    Bobby is a Senior Managing Director of Onex and member of the Executive Committee. He has oversight of Onex Partners’ investing activity in the Financial Services, Healthcare, Media, Technology and Telecom sectors. He is also responsible for the stewardship of Onex’ real estate platform.

    Bobby is a director of BrightSpring Health Services, Carestream Health, York Risk Services Group, Schumacher Clinical Partners, PowerSchool Group, First Berkshire Hathaway Life and DREAM Charter School.

    Prior to joining Onex, Bobby was with Berkshire Hathaway for seven years after starting his career at General Electric.

    Bobby holds an M.B.A. from New York University and a B.S. from Bucknell University.

  • Seth Mersky
    Seth Mersky
    Senior Managing Director
    Seth Mersky
    Seth Mersky
    Senior Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Industrials, Transportation & Logistics

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex1997

    Seth is a Senior Managing Director of Onex and member of the Executive Committee. He has oversight of Onex Partners’ investing activity in the Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Industrials, Transportation & Logistics sectors. He is also responsible for the stewardship of Onex’ credit platform.

    Seth serves on the boards of Survitec Group, BBAM and Advanced Integration Technology (AIT). He also serves on the board of Village Community Schools.

    Prior to joining Onex, Seth was Senior Vice-President, Corporate Banking, at Bank of Nova Scotia.

    Seth holds a B.S. in Accounting and Philosophy from the University of Delaware.

  • Anthony Munk
    Anthony Munk
    Senior Managing Director
    Anthony Munk
    Anthony Munk
    Senior Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Building Products, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Packaging, Retail & Restaurants

    Location New York
    Joined Onex1988

    Anthony is a Senior Managing Director of Onex and member of the Executive Committee. He has oversight of Onex Partners’ investing activity in the Building Products, Consumer, Packaging, Business Services and Retail & Restaurants sectors. He is also responsible for the stewardship of Onex’ mid-market private equity platform, ONCAP.

    Anthony currently serves on the boards of Barrick Gold Corporation, JELD-WEN Holding, inc., Clarivate Analytics, Save-A-Lot and SMG.

    Prior to joining Onex, Anthony was a Vice President with First Boston Corporation in London, England and an Analyst with Guardian Capital in Toronto.

    Anthony holds a B.A. (Honours) from Queen’s University.

  • Nehal Abdel Hakim
    Nehal Abdel Hakim
    Managing Director, Capital Markets
    Nehal Abdel Hakim
    Nehal Abdel Hakim
    Managing Director, Capital Markets
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2018

    Nehal is responsible for Onex Partners’ Capital Markets related activities across the portfolio.

    Prior to joining Onex, Nehal was with the Leveraged Finance Group at Morgan Stanley. While there, she managed the Leveraged Loan and High Yield bond financings across the Healthcare sector. Previously, she was a member of the Credit Suisse Financial Sponsors Group.

    Nehal holds an MBA from McGill University and a B.Sc Construction Engineering (Cum Laude) from The American University in Cairo.

  • Todd Clegg
    Todd Clegg
    Managing Director
    Todd Clegg
    Todd Clegg
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Financial Services

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2005

    Todd is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Financial Services industry. Since joining Onex, Todd has worked on several Financial Services acquisitions including York Risk Services Group, USI Insurance Services and The Warranty Group. Todd also worked on Onex’ acquisitions of SIG Combibloc, Carestream Health, ResCare, Tomkins plc, RSI Home Products and Gensis HealthCare. As part of Onex’ externship program, Todd spent a year at Carestream Health working closely with senior management on a variety of special projects.

    Todd serves on the board of York Risk Services Group and previously served on the board of USI Insurance Services. He also serves on the board of The Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center.

    Prior to joining Onex, Todd worked in the Leveraged Finance Group of JPMorgan, where he focused on leveraged buyouts and acquisition financings.

    Todd has a B.S. in Economics (magna cum laude) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Kosty Gilis
    Kosty Gilis
    Managing Director
    Kosty Gilis
    Kosty Gilis
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Industrial Manufacturing

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2004

    Kosty is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Industrial Manufacturing industries. Since joining Onex, Kosty has worked on several private equity transactions, including the acquisitions of SMG, Clarivate Analytics, WireCo WorldGroup, Emerald Expositions and its subsequent acquisition of GLM, the going-private acquisition of Tomkins plc, including the subsequent divestitures of the Stackpole, Ideal, Schrader International, Dexter Axle, Air Distribution and Gates businesses from the Tomkins portfolio, as well as the acquisition and subsequent IPO of Allison Transmission.

    He serves on the boards of WireCo WorldGroup, Clarivate Analytics and Emerald Expositions and previously served on the boards of Tomkins/Gates and Allison Transmission (NYSE:ALSN). Kosty is also a member of the Board of Trustees of The Bishop Strachan School and serves on the board of the Doug Philpott Inner City Children's Tennis Fund.

    Prior to joining Onex, Kosty worked at Willis Stein & Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm and was a management consultant at Bain & Company in the firm's Toronto and Johannesburg offices.

    Kosty holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S., Economics (magna Cum Laude) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Laurence Goldberg
    Laurence Goldberg
    Managing Director
    Laurence Goldberg
    Laurence Goldberg
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Technology, Media & Telecommunications

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2017

    Laurence is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the technology, media and telecommunications industries.  Since joining Onex, Laurence has led the acquisition of PowerSchool Group and currently serves on its board.

    Prior to joining Onex, Laurence served as the Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications investment banking at Barclays. Previously, he was the Head of Technology investment banking at Lehman Brothers and a member of Credit Suisse First Boston’s technology investment banking group.

    Laurence has a B.S. in Economics (magna cum laude) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Josh Hausman
    Josh Hausman
    Managing Director
    Josh Hausman
    Josh Hausman
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Healthcare

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2004

    Josh is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Healthcare sector. Since joining Onex, Josh has worked on a number of Onex' investments, including BrightSpring Health Services (formerly ResCare), Schumacher Clinical Partners, Carestream Health, Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency Medical Services and Genesis HealthCare.

    Josh is a director of Schumacher Clinical Partners and BrightSpring Health Services. He previously served on the board of Genesis Healthcare and Center for Diagnostic Imaging.

    Prior to joining Onex, Josh worked in the Healthcare Investment Banking group at Banc of America Securities, where he provided capital raising and advisory services to healthcare companies.

    Josh holds an A.B., Economics (cum laude), from Harvard College.

  • David Mansell
    David Mansell
    Managing Director
    David Mansell
    David Mansell
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Consumer, Packaging

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2002

    David is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Consumer and Packaging industries. Since joining Onex, David has worked on a number of private equity transactions, including SIG Combibloc, KraussMaffei, sgsco (formerly SGS International), Husky Injection Molding Systems, TMS International and Spirit AeroSystems.

    David currently serves on the board of sgsco and on the advisory board of SIG Combibloc. As well, David serves on the board of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

    Prior to joining Onex, David was with McKinsey & Company. Previously, David worked for Grant Thornton in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    David holds an M.B.A. (with Distinction) from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a B. Comm. (Honours) from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa).

  • Tony Morgan
    Tony Morgan
    Managing Director
    Tony Morgan
    Tony Morgan
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Industrials, Building Products, Chemicals

    Location London
    Joined Onex2012

    Tony is responsible for Onex Partners’ European efforts in the Industrials, Building Products and Chemicals sectors. Since joining Onex, Tony has led the acquisition of Parkdean Resorts and Survitec Group.

    Tony serves on the boards of Parkdean Resorts and Survitec Group.

    Prior to joining Onex, Tony was with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board as a Vice President in the Principal Investing Group and a Member of the Private Investments Investment Committee. In this role, he led various investments including Livingston International, Aricent Technologies, Bank of America Merchant Services and, working in partnership with the Onex team, Tomkins. Previously, Tony spent seven years at private equity firms Alchemy Partners and Permira in London.

    Tony holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an M.Eng. in Engineering from Cambridge University.

  • Amir Motamedi
    Amir Motamedi
    Managing Director
    Amir Motamedi
    Amir Motamedi
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Business Services

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2006

    Amir is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Business Services sector. Since joining Onex, Amir has worked on Onex Partners' acquisitions of SMG, Clarivate Analytics, Emerald Expositions, Advanced Integration Technology, and BBAM.

    Amir currently serves on the boards of SMG, Clarivate Analytics and Emerald Expositions, and previously served on the board of BBAM.

    Prior to joining Onex, Amir was with the Investment Banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York. While there, he was involved in M&A and financing assignments for major corporations in the natural resource industries.

    Amir holds a B.A., Economics (Great Distinction) and a B. Comm., Finance (Great Distinction) from McGill University.

  • Tawfiq Popatia
    Tawfiq Popatia
    Managing Director
    Tawfiq Popatia
    Tawfiq Popatia
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Automation, Aerospace & Defense, Transportation & Logistics

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2007

    Tawfiq is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in Automation, Aerospace and Transportation-focused industries. Since joining Onex, Tawfiq has led Onex Partners’ investments in Advanced Integration Technology (AIT) and BBAM and its related investments in FLY Leasing (NYSE: FLY) and Meridian Aviation.

    Tawfiq currently serves on the boards of AIT, BBAM and Celestica (NYSE:CLS) and previously served on the board of Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR). He is a former Employer Trustee of the International Association of Machinists National Pension Fund.

    Prior to joining Onex, Tawfiq worked at Hellman & Friedman LLC, a San Francisco-based private equity firm. Previously, Tawfiq worked in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring, General Industrials and Financial Sponsors groups at Morgan Stanley & Co. and Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific.

    Tawfiq graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B. Sc. and B. Comm. (with honours).

  • matt ross
    Matt Ross
    Managing Director
    matt ross
    Matt Ross
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Building Products, Retail & Restaurants

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2006

    Matthew is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Building Products, Retail and Restaurant industries. Since joining Onex, Matthew has worked on the acquisitions of Save-A-Lot, Jack’s Family Restaurants, JELD-WEN Holding, Tomkins plc and RSI Home Products.

    Matthew serves on the board of Save-A-Lot, Jack’s Family Restaurants and JELD-WEN Holding.

    Prior to joining Onex, Matthew worked with the private equity funds of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. and the North American buyouts group of DB Capital Partners, the former private equity division of Deutsche Bank AG.

    Matthew holds an M.B.A., Finance (with Honours) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. (magna cum laude) from Amherst College.

  • Manish Srivastava
    Manish Srivastava
    Managing Director
    Manish Srivastava
    Manish Srivastava
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Chemicals, Building Products, Industrial Services

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2004

    Manish is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Chemicals, Building Products and Industrial Services sectors. Since joining Onex, Manish has worked on several Onex investments in the industrials sector, including the acquisition of WireCo WorldGroup, and the acquisitions and subsequent realizations of Tomkins, Allison Transmission and TMS International.

    Manish currently serves on the board of WireCo WorldGroup and previously served on the board of TMS International (NYSE:TMS).

    Prior to joining Onex, Manish worked in investment banking with Greenhill & Co. and J.P. Morgan in New York.

    Manish holds a B.A., Economics (Distinction) from McGill University.

  • Nigel Wright
    Nigel Wright
    Managing Director
    Nigel Wright
    Nigel Wright
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Business Services, Consumer, Retail & Restaurant, Packaging

    Location London
    Joined Onex1997

    Nigel manages Onex Partners’ European origination in the Business Services, Consumer, Retail & Restaurant and Packaging sectors. Since joining Onex, Nigel has been involved in the investments in SIG Combibloc, Spirit AeroSystems, Hawker Beechcraft, ResCare and CGG. He has also been involved with a number of initiatives at Onex, including the value realizations of ProSource, various Vencap investments and a number of other significant acquisition opportunities.

    Nigel serves on the board of SIG Combibloc. He has been involved for about 30 years in volunteer work at homeless shelters in Boston, Toronto and now London, for Camp Oochigeas, an organization providing a residential summer camp and other programming for children with cancer, and for the Ottawa Mission. Nigel has been a director of several charities and foundations, including the Policy Exchange and as a founding director of the MasterCard Foundation.

    Nigel took a leave of absence from Onex from 2010 to 2014 to work as Chief of Staff for the Prime Minister of Canada. Prior to joining Onex in 1997, Nigel was a partner at the law firm of Davies, Ward & Beck. Before that, he worked in policy development in the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada.

    Nigel holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, an LL.B. (Honours) from the University of Toronto Law School and a B.A. (cum laude) in Politics and Economics from Trinity College at the University of Toronto.

  • Marko Aleksic
    Marko Aleksic
    Senior Principal
    Marko Aleksic
    Marko Aleksic
    Senior Principal
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2014

    Since joining Onex, Marko has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex Partners’ investment in WireCo WorldGroup. He remains actively involved with the company and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries.

    Prior to joining Onex, Marko worked for Hellman & Friedman in London, was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Toronto and served as an advisor to the Serbian Government.

    Marko graduated with Honours from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor’s in Engineering Science and a Master’s in Computer and Electrical Engineering and earned an M.B.A. with distinction from INSEAD.

  • David Armstrong
    David Armstrong
    Senior Principal
    David Armstrong
    David Armstrong
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Technology

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2009

    Since joining Onex, David has worked on Onex Partners' investments in PowerSchool Group and TMS International.  He also worked on the divestiture of The Warranty Group.  He remains actively involved with PowerSchool Group and focuses on new investment opportunities in the technology sector.

    David currently serves on the board of PowerSchool Group. As well, David serves on the board of Covenant House Toronto.

    Prior to joining Onex, David worked in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse in Los Angeles for two years.

    David holds an Honours Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree (with Distinction) from the University of Western Ontario and an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction, Ivey Scholar) from the Ivey School of Business.

  • Adam Cobourn
    Adam Cobourn
    Senior Principal
    Adam Cobourn
    Adam Cobourn
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Healthcare, Technology

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2009

    Since joining Onex, Adam has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex’ investments in York Risk Services, USI Insurance Services, JELD-WEN and Tomkins. He currently focuses on investment opportunities in Healthcare and Technology.

    Prior to joining Onex, Adam worked in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse in Toronto.

    Adam holds an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction, Ivey Scholar) from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Faiz Hemani
    Faiz Hemani
    Senior Principal
    Faiz Hemani
    Faiz Hemani
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Automation, Aerospace & Defense, Transportation & Logistics

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2012

    Since joining Onex, Faiz has worked on Onex Partners’ investment in Advanced Integration Technology (AIT). He remains actively involved with this company, and focuses on new investment opportunities in the Automation, Aerospace & Defense and Transportation & Logistics sectors.

    Prior to joining Onex, Faiz worked at Francisco Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm where he completed acquisitions, advised portfolio companies and evaluated opportunities in the technology sector. Previously, Faiz was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company.

    Faiz holds a B.Sc. (High Distinction) from the University of Toronto.

  • Jonathan Mueller
    Jonathan Mueller
    Senior Principal
    Jonathan Mueller
    Jonathan Mueller
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Automation, Aerospace & Defense, Transportation & Logistics, Industrials

    Location London
    Joined Onex2011

    Jonathan manages Onex Partners’ efforts in Automation, Aerospace and Transportation-focused industries in Europe, and also supports its origination efforts in the German-speaking region more broadly. Since joining Onex, Jonathan has worked on Onex Partners’ investments in Advanced Integration Technology (AIT), KraussMaffei Group, and BBAM and its related investments in FLY Leasing and Meridian Aviation.

    Jonathan currently serves on the board of Meridian Aviation and previously served on the board of KraussMaffei Group.

    Prior to joining Onex, Jonathan worked at The Boston Consulting Group in Zurich, Switzerland.

    Jonathan holds an M.B.A. (with Distinction) from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

  • Adina Notto
    Adina Notto
    Senior Principal
    Adina Notto
    Adina Notto
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Business Services, Retail, Consumer Products

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2010

    Since joining Onex, Adina has worked on Onex Partners' acquisitions of SMG, Save-A-Lot and Emerald Expositions, as well as its subsequent acquisition of GLM. She remains actively involved with these businesses and focuses on new investment opportunities in the Business Services, Retail and Consumer Products sectors.

    Adina currently serves on the board of SMG.

    Prior to joining Onex, Adina worked in the Financial Sponsors Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch in New York and in the Technology, Media & Telecom Investment Banking Group at CIBC in Toronto.

    Adina graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.Sc. in Economics (magna cum laude) with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in International Studies from the College of Arts & Science.

  • Ivan Peytchev
    Ivan Peytchev
    Senior Principal
    Ivan Peytchev
    Ivan Peytchev
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Consumer, Packaging, Restaurants

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2011

    Since joining Onex, Ivan has worked on Onex Partners' acquisitions of Jack’s Family Restaurants and sgsco (formerly SGS International). He remains actively involved with these businesses and focuses on new investment opportunities in the Consumer, Packaging and Restaurant sectors.

    Ivan currently serves on the board of sgsco and Jack’s Family Restaurants.

    Prior to joining Onex, Ivan worked in the Investment Banking division of Citigroup Global Markets in New York, where he focused on leveraged buyouts and acquisition financings across a variety of industries.

    Ivan holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

  • Dimitrios Tzivelis
    Dimitrios Tzivelis
    Senior Principal
    Dimitrios Tzivelis
    Dimitrios Tzivelis
    Senior Principal
    Location London
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Dimitrios has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Dimitrios was with BC Partners, where he worked on the acquisitions of Cigierre, DentalPro, Migros, Gruppo Coin/OVS and the IPO of Sabre Insurance. Previously, he was an investment banking associate at Credit Suisse and an analyst at Lehman Brothers in London and Milan.

    Dimitrios is the Co-founder of Mentors4u, the largest non-profit mentoring program in Europe, which helps young students realize their professional dreams.

    Dimitrios holds an M.B.A. (with Distinction) from Harvard Business School, a MSc in Corporate Finance (summa cum laude) from Bocconi University and a B.A. in Business Administration (summa cum laude) from LUISS University.

  • Michael April
    Michael April
    Principal
    Michael April
    Michael April
    Principal
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2013

    Since joining Onex, Michael has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex Partners’ investment in Save-A-Lot. He remains actively involved with the company, and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries. Michael also worked on the divestiture of Tropicana Las Vegas.

    Prior to joining Onex, Michael worked in the Investment Banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Toronto for two years.

    Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

  • Mike Bangiyev
    Mike Bangiyev
    Principal
    Mike Bangiyev
    Mike Bangiyev
    Principal
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2010

    Since joining Onex, Mike has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex Partners' investment in Clarivate Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science business).  He remains actively involved with the company as well as with Onex Partners’ investments in ResCare, Genesis Healthcare and Carestream Health.  Mike also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries.

    Prior to joining Onex, Mike worked in the Consumer group at Citi Investment Banking in New York for two years.

    Mike graduated from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business with a B.Sc. in Finance.

  • Paul Edwards
    Paul Edwards
    Principal
    Paul Edwards
    Paul Edwards
    Principal
    Location London
    Joined Onex2012

    Since joining Onex, Paul has worked on Onex Partners’ investment in Clarivate Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science business). He remains actively involved with this company, and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries. Paul also worked on the divestitures of KraussMaffei Group and TMS International.

    Prior to joining Onex, Paul worked in the Investment Banking division of UBS in Toronto for two years.

    Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours, First Class) from the Queen’s School of Business and has completed the first two levels of the CFA program.

  • Adrien Faure
    Adrien Faure
    Principal
    Adrien Faure
    Adrien Faure
    Principal
    Location London
    Joined Onex2014

    Since joining Onex, Adrien has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Adrien worked in private equity for Bain Capital in London and in Investment Banking for J.P. Morgan in Paris, London and Johannesburg.

    Adrien graduated with Honours from the London School of Economics with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and History, and earned a Master’s degree in Finance from Sciences-Po Paris.

  • Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Principal
    Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Principal
    Location London
    Joined Onex2014

    Since joining Onex, Chrisanth has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex Partners’ investment in SIG Combibloc. He remains actively involved with the company and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries.

    Prior to joining Onex, Chrisanth was with the Investment Banking division of Morgan Stanley in London, Zurich and Frankfurt.

    Chrisanth holds a Master of Social and Economic Sciences degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

  • Ian Gutwinski
    Ian Gutwinski
    Principal
    Ian Gutwinski
    Ian Gutwinski
    Principal
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2014

    Since joining Onex, Ian has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex Partners' investment in Clarivate Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science business). He remains actively involved with this company and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries.

    Prior to joining Onex, Ian was with the Diversified Industries Investment Banking Group at CIBC World Markets and with KPMG Corporate Finance in Toronto.

    Ian is a Chartered Accountant and holds Master of Accounting and Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management degrees from the University of Waterloo.

  • Leslie Lewis
    Leslie Lewis
    Principal
    Leslie Lewis
    Leslie Lewis
    Principal
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Since joining Onex, Leslie has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex Partners' investment in PowerSchool Group.  She remains actively involved with this company and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries.

    Prior to joining Onex, Leslie worked as the Tax and International Finance Policy Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Canada. Previously, Leslie worked at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in the Private Equity group and the Investment Banking division of CIBC World Markets, both in Toronto.

    Leslie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degree from Acadia University.

  • Stefan Miesner
    Stefan Miesner
    Principal
    Stefan Miesner
    Stefan Miesner
    Principal
    Location London
    Joined Onex2014

    Since joining Onex, Stefan has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Stefan worked in the Investment Banking division of Barclays in London for three years.

    Stefan holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

  • John Neelamkavil
    John Neelamkavil
    Principal
    John Neelamkavil
    John Neelamkavil
    Principal
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2011

    John joined Onex in Toronto in 2011 and re-joined the firm in New York in 2017. Since re-joining, John has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to re-joining Onex in New York, John worked in the Onex Toronto office and the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse.

    John holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario where he graduated as valedictorian.

  • Hardik Patel
    Hardik Patel
    Principal
    Hardik Patel
    Hardik Patel
    Principal
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2014

    Since joining Onex, Hardik has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Hardik worked in the Financial Institutions Group at Barclays for two years.

    Hardik holds an Honours Mathematics degree (with Distinction) from the University of Waterloo and an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with High Distinction, Alumni Gold Medalist) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

  • Evan Adamo
    Evan Adamo
    Senior Associate
    Evan Adamo
    Evan Adamo
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Evan has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Evan worked in the Financial Institutions Group at J.P. Morgan in New York for two years.

    Evan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Johns Hopkins University.

  • Talaal Azeem
    Talaal Azeem
    Senior Associate
    Talaal Azeem
    Talaal Azeem
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining Onex, Talaal has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Talaal worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at The Blackstone Group in New York.

    Talaal holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance (magna cum laude) from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

  • Cameron Bannon
    Cameron Bannon
    Senior Associate
    Cameron Bannon
    Cameron Bannon
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Since joining Onex, Cameron has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Cameron worked in the Natural Resources Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York.

    Cameron holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours, First Class) from the Queen’s School of Business.

  • John Batter
    John Batter
    Senior Associate
    John Batter
    John Batter
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, John has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, John worked at Parthenon in Boston in its technology and private equity practice, and in investment banking for Deutsche Bank in New York.

    John holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he graduated with high distinction as a Baker Scholar, and an A.B. in Economics (magna cum laude) from Harvard College.

  • Peter Buttigieg
    Peter Buttigieg
    Senior Associate
    Peter Buttigieg
    Peter Buttigieg
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Peter has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.  Most recently, he worked on Onex Partners' investment in PowerSchool Group. 

    Prior to joining Onex, Peter worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at RBC Capital Markets and in the Transaction Advisory group at Deloitte.

    Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Accountant and CFA charterholder.

  • Jacob Cooper
    Jacob Cooper
    Senior Associate
    Jacob Cooper
    Jacob Cooper
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Jacob has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Jacob worked in the Financial Sponsors Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

    Jacob holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a Concentration in Finance from Duke University.

  • Liam Dye
    Liam Dye
    Senior Associate
    Liam Dye
    Liam Dye
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Liam has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Liam worked in the Investment Banking division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London.

    Liam holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Honours) from Queen’s University.

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    Kristoffer Engkilde
    Senior Associate
    Kristoffer Engkilde placeholder
    Kristoffer Engkilde
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Kristoffer has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Kristoffer worked in the M&A Execution Team at Morgan Stanley in London for two years.

    Kristoffer holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Claire Glossop Irani
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Senior Associate
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Claire Glossop Irani
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Claire has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Claire worked as a strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte in Toronto and Dubai.

    Claire holds an M.B.A., Finance (with Honours) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; an MSc. (with Merit) from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and a B.A. (with High Distinction) from Trinity College at the University of Toronto.

  • Sharon Gneissl
    Sharon Gneissl
    Senior Associate
    Sharon Gneissl
    Sharon Gneissl
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex2015

    Since joining Onex, Sharon has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities. Most recently, she worked on Onex Partners' investment in PowerSchool Group. 

    Prior to joining Onex, Sharon was with the Financial Sponsors Coverage Investment Banking Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and worked in the Investment Banking Division of Nomura in London.

    Sharon holds a B.Sc. in General Management from the EBS University of Business and Law, Oestrich-Winkel.

  • Adarsh Gupta
    Adarsh Gupta
    Senior Associate
    Adarsh Gupta
    Adarsh Gupta
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Adarsh has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Adarsh worked in the Global Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse in New York and San Francisco for two years.

    Adarsh holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance & Statistics (summa cum laude) from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

  • Loyan Issa
    Loyan Issa
    Senior Associate
    Loyan Issa
    Loyan Issa
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Loyan has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Loyan worked in Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Toronto for two years.

    Loyan holds an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Kunal Kapoor
    Kunal Kapoor
    Senior Associate
    Kunal Kapoor
    Kunal Kapoor
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining Onex, Kunal has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Kunal worked in the Investment Banking division of UBS in Toronto for three years.

    Kunal holds an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Gosia Karas
    Gosia Karas
    Senior Associate
    Gosia Karas
    Gosia Karas
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Gosia has been actively involved in conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of industries. Most recently, she worked on Onex Partners’ acquisition of Save-A-Lot.

    Prior to joining Onex, Gosia worked at Bain & Company, focusing on projects for private equity clients.

    Gosia graduated summa cum laude from Warsaw School of Economics as a valedictorian of her class. She holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the same institution, as well as an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

  • Justin Keller-Hobson
    Justin Keller-Hobson
    Senior Associate
    Justin Keller-Hobson
    Justin Keller-Hobson
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Justin has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Justin worked in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto for two years.

    Justin holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

  • Ian Kessler
    Ian Kessler
    Senior Associate
    Ian Kessler
    Ian Kessler
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Ian has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Ian worked at McKinsey & Company in New York and Toronto.

    Ian holds a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School and a B.A. (summa cum laude) from New York University.

  • Zach Levitt
    Zach Levitt
    Senior Associate
    Zach Levitt
    Zach Levitt
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining Onex, Zach has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Zach worked in the Financial Sponsors Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York for three years.

    Zach is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from the University of Delaware.

  • Marco Marianelli
    Marco Marianelli
    Senior Associate
    Marco Marianelli
    Marco Marianelli
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining Onex, Marco has been actively involved in conducting due diligence on potential investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Marco worked at Terra Firma Capital Partners, a London-based private equity firm.

    Marco holds a Masters of Science in Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Michal Miernowski
    Michal Miernowski
    Senior Associate
    Michal Miernowski
    Michal Miernowski
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Michal has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Michal worked in the Financial Institutions Group of Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York.

    Michal holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Honours) and French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Don Muir
    Don Muir
    Senior Associate
    Don Muir
    Don Muir
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Don has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Don worked in the Private Equity, Retail and Healthcare practice areas at The Boston Consulting Group.

    Don holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics & Management (summa cum laude, Merrill Presidential Scholar) from the Dyson School of Business at Cornell University.

  • Corey Obermayer
    Corey Obermayer
    Senior Associate
    Corey Obermayer
    Corey Obermayer
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Corey has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Corey worked in the Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs in Los Angeles for two years.

    Corey holds an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics (with Distinction) from the University of Western Ontario.

  • Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Senior Associate
    Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining Onex, Nataliya has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Nataliya worked in the Diversified Industries Investment Banking Group at Barclays in Toronto for two years.

    Nataliya holds an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Safwan Shabab
    Safwan Shabab
    Senior Associate
    Safwan Shabab
    Safwan Shabab
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Safwan has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Safwan worked in private equity for Cressey & Company in Chicago and in investment banking for Barclays in New York.

    Safwan holds an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School, a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. (summa cum laude) in Mathematical Economics and International Relations from Colgate University.

  • Victor Shaw
    Victor Shaw
    Senior Associate
    Victor Shaw
    Victor Shaw
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Victor has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Victor worked at Silver Lake Kraftwerk for two years in San Francisco with a focus on technology private equity investments. Prior to Silver Lake, Victor worked in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley in Toronto for three years.

    Victor holds an Honors Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree (with Distinction) from Western University.

  • Anais Thizy
    Anais Thizy
    Senior Associate
    Anais Thizy
    Anais Thizy
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Anais has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Anais worked in investment banking at UBS in London.

    Anais holds a Master of Management (with Distinction) from HEC Paris, France and a Master of Finance from ESADE Business School, Spain.

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    Jasper van Delft
    Senior Associate
    Jasper van Delft placeholder
    Jasper van Delft
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Jasper has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Jasper worked in the Investment Banking division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London.

    Jasper holds a MSc in International Finance (highest honors) from HEC Paris and a BSc in International Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

  • Belal Yassine
    Belal Yassine
    Senior Associate
    Belal Yassine
    Belal Yassine
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining Onex, Belal has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Belal worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto for two years.

    Belal holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with First-Class Honours) in Investment Management from McGill University and has completed the first two levels of the CFA program.

  • Annie Zhu
    Annie Zhu
    Senior Associate
    Annie Zhu
    Annie Zhu
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining Onex, Annie has been actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Annie worked in the Financial Institutions Group at Barclays in New York for two years. 

    Annie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.

  • Michael Lay
    Michael Lay
    Managing Partner
    Michael Lay
    Michael Lay
    Managing Partner
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex1999

    Michael Lay is the founding Managing Partner of ONCAP. Under his guidance, ONCAP has grown to nearly 20 investment professionals located in Toronto.

    Michael is a director of several ONCAP companies.

    Michael has been in the private equity business for over 15 years. Prior to joining ONCAP, he accumulated over eight years of experience as Vice-President, Merchant Banking at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, as well as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at VERSUS Technologies Inc., both in Toronto.

    He is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Accountant.

  • Greg Baylin
    Greg Baylin
    Managing Director
    Greg Baylin
    Greg Baylin
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Engineering & Environmental Services, Industrials

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2000

    Greg is responsible for ONCAP’s efforts in the Engineering and Environmental Services and Industrial Technology industries. Since joining ONCAP, Greg has worked on a number of transactions, including Davis-Standard, Pinnacle Renewable Energy, EnGlobe Corp. and CMC Electronics.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Greg was with Scotia Capital Markets in the Investment Banking business unit in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.

    Greg holds a B. Comm. (Honours) from Queen’s University.

  • Mark Gordon
    Mark Gordon
    Managing Director
    Mark Gordon
    Mark Gordon
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Business Services, Commercial Services, Consumer Products

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2000

    Mark is responsible for ONCAP’s efforts in the Business Services, Food & Beverage and Distribution industries. Since joining ONCAP, Mark has worked on a number of transactions, including Tecta America, BSN Sports,, CiCis Pizza, Futuremed, Armtec and EnSource.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Mark was a member of the Corporate Finance Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York and previously a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Nesbitt Burns in Toronto.

    Mark is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a B.A. (Honours) in Economics from Boston College and an M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Mark MacTavish
    Mark MacTavish
    Managing Director
    Mark MacTavish
    Mark MacTavish
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Consumer Products, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Media & Gaming, Retail & Restaurants

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2000

    Mark is responsible for ONCAP’s efforts in the Consumer Products, Food & Beverage, Healthcare and Specialty Retail industries. Since joining ONCAP, Mark has worked on a number of transactions, including Chatters Canada, Bradshaw International, Casino ABS, CiCi’s Pizza, EnGlobe Corp., CMC Electronics, Futuremed and Armtec.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Mark was an Investment Professional at J.H. Whitney & Co. in Connecticut and at Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking in New York.

    Mark holds a B.Comm. from Queen’s University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

  • Ryan Mashinter
    Ryan Mashinter
    Managing Director
    Ryan Mashinter
    Ryan Mashinter
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Agriculture, Packaging

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2006

    Ryan is responsible for ONCAP’s efforts in the Agriculture and Packaging & Plastics sectors. Since joining ONCAP, Ryan has worked on a number of transactions, including ITG, Bradshaw, Davis-Standard, Pinnacle Renewable Energy, BSN Sports and EnGlobe Corp.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Ryan worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance in Toronto.

    Ryan is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

  • Aly Hadibhai
    Aly Hadibhai
    Principal
    Aly Hadibhai
    Aly Hadibhai
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Healthcare, Environmental & Engineering Services, Automotive

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2012

    Aly focuses on investment opportunities in the Environmental and Engineering Services, Healthcare and Automotive sectors. Since joining ONCAP, Aly has worked on the Ingersoll Tools Group transaction. He is also actively involved with EnGlobe Corp.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Aly worked at Callisto Capital and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s private equity group, both in Toronto.

    Aly holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Waterloo, an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and is a CA and CFA charterholder.

  • Wole James
    Wole James
    Principal
    Wole James
    Wole James
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Commercial Services, Consumer Products

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2007

    Wole manages ONCAP’s origination and due diligence efforts in the Consumer Products, Outdoor / Leisure Activities and Testing, Inspection & Certification sectors. Since joining ONCAP, Wole has worked on a number of transactions, including BSN Sports and Caliber Collision Centers.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Wole worked in the Corporate Strategy division of Deloitte Consulting and at OMERS Capital Partners, both in Toronto.

    Wole holds an Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (Ivey Scholar) at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Edmund Kim
    Edmund Kim
    Principal
    Edmund Kim
    Edmund Kim
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Business Services, Food & Beverage, Building Products

    Location New York
    Joined Onex2013

    Edmund focuses on investment opportunities in the Business Services, Food & Beverage and Building Products sectors. Since joining ONCAP, Edmund has been involved with ONCAP’s investments in Tecta America and PURE Canadian Gaming, and has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Edmund worked at M/C Partners in Boston, a middle-market private equity firm with $1.2 billion in assets under management. Previously, Edmund worked in the Investment Banking group at Merrill Lynch in Toronto.

    Edmund received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated with High Distinction from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor’s in Commerce and Finance.

  • Stefan Bars
    Stefan Bars
    Director
    Stefan Bars
    Stefan Bars
    Director
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2012

    Since joining ONCAP, Stefan has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Stefan worked in the Investment Banking division of RBC Capital Markets in Toronto.

    Stefan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours with Distinction) from the University of Manitoba.

  • Steve Marshall
    Stephen Marshall
    Director
    Steve Marshall
    Stephen Marshall
    Director
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2011

    Since joining ONCAP, Steve has worked on a number of transactions, including Ingersoll Tools Group, Mavis Tire Supply and Davis-Standard.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Steve worked at CIBC Merchant Banking and the Investment Banking division of Genuity, both in Toronto.

    Steve is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and a CFA Charterholder.

  • Adam Shantz
    Adam Shantz
    Director
    Adam Shantz
    Adam Shantz
    Director
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2010

    Since joining ONCAP, Adam has worked on a number of transactions, including Chatters Canada and Pinnacle Renewable Energy.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Adam worked in the Investment Banking division of UBS in Toronto.

    Adam holds an Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (Ivey Scholar) at the University of Western Ontario and is a CFA charterholder.

  • Jason Levy
    Jason Levy
    Senior Associate
    Jason Levy
    Jason Levy
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining ONCAP, Jason has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Jason worked in the Investment Banking divisions of Canaccord Genuity and J.P. Morgan, both in Toronto.

    Jason is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Dean Mandrapilias
    Dean Mandrapilias
    Senior Associate
    Dean Mandrapilias
    Dean Mandrapilias
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Since joining ONCAP, Dean has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Dean worked at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in the Private Equity group and the Investment Banking division of CIBC World Markets, both in Toronto.

    Dean is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Eugene Polevoy
    Eugene Polevoy
    Senior Associate
    Eugene Polevoy
    Eugene Polevoy
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Since joining ONCAP, Eugene has been involved with ONCAP’s investment in CiCi’s Pizza and has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Eugene worked at BMO Capital Markets as an Associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions group in Toronto. Previously, Eugene founded and operated an automotive wholesale business based in Concord, Ontario.

    Eugene holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from York University, a Juris Doctor from Western Law and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

  • Rene Boissonnault
    Rene Boissonnault
    Associate
    Rene Boissonnault
    Rene Boissonnault
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining ONCAP, Rene has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.
     
    Prior to joining ONCAP, Rene worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto and Montreal.
     
    Rene holds a Bachelor of Commerce (first class honors) in Investment Management from McGill University.

  • Nicholas Moritsugu
    Nicholas Moritsugu
    Associate
    Nicholas Moritsugu
    Nicholas Moritsugu
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining ONCAP, Nicholas has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Nicholas worked at BMO Capital Markets in the Mergers and Acquisitions group in Toronto.

    Nicholas holds a Juris Doctor and MBA from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McGill University.

  • Gietha Murugiah
    Gietha Murugiah
    Associate
    Gietha Murugiah
    Gietha Murugiah
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining ONCAP, Gietha has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Gietha worked at DWM Asset Management in the Private Equity group and the Investment Banking division of Evercore, both in New York.

    Gietha is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Akshay Pachisia
    Akshay Pachisia
    Associate
    Akshay Pachisia
    Akshay Pachisia
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2013

    Since joining ONCAP, Akshay has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Akshay worked at Imperial Capital in Toronto.

    Akshay holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours with Distinction) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

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    Teague Thackway
    Associate
    Teague Thackway placeholder
    Teague Thackway
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Since joining ONCAP, Teague has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Teague worked at CIBC Capital Markets in the Investment Banking Division in Toronto.

    Teague holds a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours) from Queen’s University.

  • Giancarlo D'Andrade
    Giancarlo D'Andrade
    Analyst
    Giancarlo D'Andrade
    Giancarlo D'Andrade
    Analyst
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining ONCAP, Giancarlo has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Giancarlo interned in the Investment Banking division of Union Square Advisors in San Francisco.

    Giancarlo holds an Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business (with Distinction, Ivey Scholar) and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Media, Information and Technoculture (with Distinction) from the University of Western Ontario.

  • Miranda Ferris
    Miranda Ferris
    Analyst
    Miranda Ferris
    Miranda Ferris
    Analyst
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Since joining ONCAP, Miranda has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, Miranda worked at Deloitte as a Senior Accountant in the Financial Institutions group in Toronto.

    Miranda holds an Honours in Business Administration and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the Richard Ivey School of Business (with Distinction) at the University of Western Ontario.

  • David Greenman
    David Greenman
    Analyst
    David Greenman
    David Greenman
    Analyst
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Since joining ONCAP, David has been actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining ONCAP, David completed internships in equity research at CI Investments, private equity at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, and investment banking at RBC Capital Markets, all in Toronto.

    David holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours with High Distinction) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

  • Michael Gelblat
    Michael Gelblat
    Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Director
    Michael Gelblat
    Michael Gelblat
    Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Director
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2007

    Michael is Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Director and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit. He oversees all activities of Onex Credit.

    Michael has 33 years of experience. Before co-founding Onex Credit, Michael accumulated over a decade of experience as a portfolio manager and securities analyst for the event-driven and distressed debt alternative strategies of John A. Levin Co., Inc., as a principal of Redwood Capital Management and as a director of SG Cowen, where he managed a proprietary trading group focused on distressed securities. Michael has also held positions with Société Générale, European American Bank, ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Standard Chartered Bank and BancBoston Financial Company.

    Michael earned a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany.

  • Steve Baker
    Steve Baker
    Portfolio Manager
    Steve Baker
    Steve Baker
    Portfolio Manager
    Location London
    Joined Onex2014

    Steve is a Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit, with a focus on the firm’s European par and long-only loan strategies.

    Steve is based in London and has 38 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit he was a Senior Portfolio Manager with CQS, where he grew the firm’s leveraged credit business to $2 billion. Steve also held senior leadership roles in leveraged credit, syndications and corporate finance with Scotia Capital, Bank of America, Barclays and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

    Steve holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Brian Horton
    Brian Horton
    Portfolio Manager
    Brian Horton
    Brian Horton
    Portfolio Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2016

    Brian is a Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit, with a focus on the Firm’s par and long-only strategies.

    Brian has 27 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, Brian was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Covenant Credit Partners, an independent CLO manager. He was also a Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager and Team Leader at ING Investment Management (now Voya Investment Management) where he managed $2.4 billion of CLOs, and Vice President in the Corporate and Investment Banking group at Banc of America Securities. He also held positions at FFCA, NationsBank and Salomon Brothers.

    Brian earned a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University.

  • Walt Jackson
    Walt Jackson
    Portfolio Manager
    Walt Jackson
    Walt Jackson
    Portfolio Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2016

    Walt is a Portfolio Manager, head of the Direct Lending Platform and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit.

    Walt has 33 years of experience in the leveraged loan, high yield and mezzanine markets. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Walt was Senior Credit Officer and Chief Operations Officer of the Private Credit Group in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. Previously he held positions at Credit Suisse, Scotiabank and Ernst & Whinney.

    Walt earned a B.S. from Bryan College and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.

  • Paul Marhan
    Paul Marhan
    Portfolio Manager
    Paul Marhan
    Paul Marhan
    Portfolio Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2008

    Paul is a Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit.

    Paul has 29 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, Paul was a Senior Managing Director in Bear Stearns & Co.’s Distressed/Special Situations Group where he was responsible for the identification, analysis and management of distressed opportunities in various sectors. He was also Managing Director and Senior Consultant at Kahn Consulting where he worked on restructuring and crisis management engagements. Paul began his career at Ernst & Whinney.

    Paul earned a B.A. from James Madison University, an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business and has an inactive Certified Public Accountant license.

  • Paul Travers
    Paul Travers
    Portfolio Manager
    Paul Travers
    Paul Travers
    Portfolio Manager
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2011

    Paul is a Portfolio Manager and member of the Investment Committee of Onex Credit, with a focus on the Firm’s par and long-only loan strategies.

    Paul has 36 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, he was a Principal at DiMaio Ahmad Capital, where he built and managed the firm’s $2.5 billion CLO business. Previously, he worked at Credit Agricole Indosuez where as a Managing Director he managed the bank’s $2.3 billion CLO/CBO business and at Merrill Lynch Asset Management where as a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director he managed the firm’s floating rate mutual funds with assets of over $10 billion. He also held positions at Bear Stearns & Co., BHF Bank, BAII Banking Corp. and Chase Manhattan Bank.

    Paul earned a B.A. in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. from Fordham University.

  • Steve Gutman
    Steven Gutman
    General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    Steve Gutman
    Steven Gutman
    General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2007

    Steve is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Onex Credit. As General Counsel, he is responsible for all legal matters related to the firm, in addition to assisting in structural and legal matters pertaining to investments held in portfolios managed by the firm. As Chief Compliance Officer, Steve develops, communicates, and enforces the firm’s compliance policies and procedures.

    Steve has 38 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit in 2006, Steve practiced finance and insolvency law at Luskin, Stern & Eisler, LLP. He also held various positions over 13 years with affiliates of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., including that of general counsel for European American Bank and for North America Special Credits.

    Steve earned a B.A. from the University of Rochester and a J.D. from Washington University School of Law.

  • Josh Spierer
    Josh Spierer
    Chief Financial Officer
    Josh Spierer
    Josh Spierer
    Chief Financial Officer
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2007

    Josh is the Chief Financial Officer of Onex Credit. Josh has overall responsibility for financial matters at the firm, including oversight of operations, reporting and internal controls, and the asset settlement and valuation process. Josh reviews data analysis, performs due diligence on service providers, and works closely with the Chief Investment Officer to ensure resources are effectively employed toward the achievement of the firm’s strategic plan. He directs the preparation and submission of annual financial and budgetary reports, as well as internal audit functions.

    Josh has 23 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, Josh was the Controller for event-driven funds for John A. Levin & Co., where he worked for six years with both Michael Gelblat and Stuart Kovensky. He also spent four years at Eisner LLP in various positions, including Senior Accountant.

    Josh earned a B.A. from Queens College and is a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Daryl Phills
    Daryl Phills
    Director of Operations
    Daryl Phills
    Daryl Phills
    Director of Operations
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2014

    Daryl is the Director of Operations of Onex Credit. Daryl oversees and coordinates financial operations across the firm; CLO-specific responsibilities include loan administration, portfolio compliance and trustee reconciliation services as well as management and investor reporting.

    Daryl has 17 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, Daryl was a Vice President at Credit Suisse where he assisted in managing the middle office for a $32 billion platform, including a mix of products such as collateralized loan obligations (US & Euro), high-yield bond portfolios, and separately managed accounts. Daryl was responsible for managing all operational aspects for each product type. His oversight included functions ranging from pre-trade compliance and investment guideline monitoring, performance and P&L reporting, fund administration (all products), CLO warehouse modeling and maintenance, review of indentures, investment management agreements, and offering memorandums for new deals. He was also responsible for final review and sign-off on all monthly investor report and quarterly waterfall payment reports. Prior to that he was an analyst at Trust Company of the West where he worked closely with the portfolio managers and traders to run hypothetical trade analysis on various CLO accounts while monitoring key collateral quality tests and compliance items. He previously held positions at Wells Fargo Bank and Prudential Financial.

    Daryl earned a B.S. in Finance from Morgan State University.

  • Christian Andrews
    Christian Andrews
    Senior Research Analyst
    Christian Andrews
    Christian Andrews
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location London
    Joined Onex2017

    Christian is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Christian is based in London and has 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Investment Manager at Intermediate Capital Group. He previously worked at National Australia Bank Group in Edinburgh and London.

    Christian earned a B.Sc. from University College London.

  • Adey Delbridge
    Adey Delbridge
    Senior Research Analyst
    Adey Delbridge
    Adey Delbridge
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2010

    Adey is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Adey has 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Adey was a senior analyst at Amadour Capital where he sourced and evaluated special situation and arbitrage opportunities involving convertible bonds. He joined Amadour from One East Partners, where he was a research analyst focused on distressed and special situation investments involving loans, high yield bonds, and credit derivatives across a wide range of industries including financials, retail, and automotive. He began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he was an investment banking analyst in the healthcare industry group.

    Adey earned a B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard College, an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

  • Sanjay Ghandikota
    Sanjay Ghandikota
    Senior Research Analyst
    Sanjay Ghandikota
    Sanjay Ghandikota
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2016

    Sanjay is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Sanjay has 27 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Sanjay was a Managing Director and Senior Analyst at DA Capital where he was responsible for the firm’s energy and infrastructure investments and involved in the launch of the firm’s CLOs. Prior to that he was a senior analyst with the title of Director at Credit Agricole, and Vice President at ORIX USA Corporation. He began his career at PNC Bank.

    Sanjay earned a B.Sc. and an M.B.A. from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning.

  • Nilesh Mandhare
    Nilesh Mandhare
    Senior Research Analyst
    Nilesh Mandhare
    Nilesh Mandhare
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2016

    Nilesh is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Nilesh has 15 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Nilesh was a Vice President of the Distressed and High Yield Credit Strategy group at HSBC. Nilesh joined HSBC from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he worked as a Distressed and High Yield Credit Analyst. Prior to RBS, he worked at Linley Capital and Verizon Corporation.

    Nilesh earned a B.E. in Computer Engineering at the University of Pune, an M.S. in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Arlington, and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

  • Andrew Scheffer
    Andrew Scheffer
    Senior Research Analyst
    Andrew Scheffer
    Andrew Scheffer
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2007

    Andrew is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Andrew has 21 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Andrew was a Securities Analyst for John A. Levin & Co.’s event-driven and distressed debt alternative strategies. Prior to that, he also worked as an Arbitrage Analyst for CIBC Oppenheimer & Co., as Vice President for Federal Filings, Inc., and began his career as a Staff Accountant at Matthews, Carter & Boyce.

    Andrew earned a B.S. from The American University and an M.B.A. from George Washington University. He has also taken and passed the CPA exam.

  • Brian Werner
    Brian Werner
    Senior Research Analyst
    Brian Werner
    Brian Werner
    Senior Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2011

    Brian is a Senior Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Brian has 22 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Brian was a Managing Director at Sandell Asset Management. Prior to that he worked in the US Distressed Debt Group at Banc of America Securities as a Desk Analyst and then as a Principal. He previously worked at Citibank and Barclays Capital.

    Brian earned a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a dual major in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management.

  • Jordan Brock
    Jordan Brock
    Research Analyst
    Jordan Brock
    Jordan Brock
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2016

    Jordan is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Jordan has 10 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Associate in the Middle Market Leveraged Finance group of the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs where he focused on sponsor coverage and loan origination. He was previously a Fixed Income Analyst at SAC Capital Advisors and an Analyst in the Debt Capital Markets group at Standard Bank.

    Jordan earned an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Rosalind Dalton
    Rosalind Dalton
    Research Analyst
    Rosalind Dalton
    Rosalind Dalton
    Research Analyst
    Location London
    Joined Onex2017

    Rosalind is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Rosalind is based in London and has 13 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, Rosalind was the Senior Investment Officer at RM Capital Markets. Prior experience includes working as a Credit Analyst on the Global Leverage Finance Desk at CQS (UK) LLP as well as at Morgan Stanley.

    Rosalind earned a B.A. and an M.Sc. from London Guildhall University.

  • Prasad Krishnan
    Prasad Krishnan
    Research Analyst
    Prasad Krishnan
    Prasad Krishnan
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2017

    Prasad is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Prasad has 10 years of experience.  Prior to joining Onex Credit, Prasad was a credit research analyst at Highland Capital Management. Prior to that he worked in Investment Banking at Wells Fargo and Citadel Securities, with a particular focus on leveraged finance transactions. He began his career at Elm Tree Partners.

    Prasad earned a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Rekha Nayar
    Rekha Nayar
    Research Analyst
    Rekha Nayar
    Rekha Nayar
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2015

    Rekha is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Rekha has six years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Rekha was an analyst at Scotiabank in the Global Loan Syndications group. Prior to that she worked as a credit analyst at UBS Investment Bank.

    Rekha earned a B.S. in Business and Economics from Lehigh University with a concentration in Finance.

  • Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Research Analyst
    Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Nicoleen Prince-Burrell
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2017

    Nicoleen is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Nicoleen has 16 years of experience.  Prior to joining Onex Credit, she was a Vice President at American Capital.  Prior to that she held positons at GSO Capital Partners, Callidus Capital Management, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and JPMorgan Chase.

    Nicoleen earned a B.S. from Boston University and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

  • Michael Reda
    Michael Reda
    Research Analyst
    Michael Reda
    Michael Reda
    Research Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2017

    Michael is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Michael has four years of experience.  Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was an Associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as part of its Leveraged Finance Capital Markets and Syndicate group within the Investment Banking Division. Michael earned a B.S. from Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business.

  • Matas Vala
    Matas Vala
    Research Analyst
    Matas Vala
    Matas Vala
    Research Analyst
    Location London
    Joined Onex2016

    Matas is a Research Analyst of Onex Credit.

    Matas is based in London and has six years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Matas was a credit analyst in the CLO Funds group of NIBC, UK. He began his career at BlackRock in the Global Fixed Income Portfolio Management group.

    Matas earned a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. from the Stockholm School of Economics and earned the Chartered Financial Accountant designation.

  • David Masi
    David Masi
    Trader
    David Masi
    David Masi
    Trader
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2017

    David is responsible for trading at Onex Credit and has 13 years of experience.

    Prior to joining Onex Credit, he was Credit Trader, Vice President at American Capital. He previously held positions at FBR Capital Markets, GSO Capital Partners (The Blackstone Group) and US Bank.

    David earned a B.A. in Economics from Union College.

  • Cindy Daniel
    Cindy Daniel
    CLO Structurer
    Cindy Daniel
    Cindy Daniel
    CLO Structurer
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2014

    Cindy is a consultant retained by Onex Credit.

    Cindy has 21 years of experience. Prior to working with Onex Credit, Cindy was a member of the corporate investment committee and the head of Global Corporate Investments’ business strategy and advisory activities at ZAIS Group, LLC. Prior to joining ZAIS in 2009, she was a portfolio manager and Managing Director responsible for the Private Equity Structured Credit Investments Group at Lehman Brothers, which she joined at inception in 2002 and which managed over $2 billion in structured credit investments. She joined Lehman Brothers in 1997 as one of the original members of the Credit Structuring Team. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Cindy worked at Morgan Stanley and Dresdner Bank in Interest Rate Derivatives.

    Cindy earned a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Columbia University.

  • Zachary Drozd
    Zachary Drozd
    Associate General Counsel
    Zachary Drozd
    Zachary Drozd
    Associate General Counsel
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2018

    Zach is the Associate General Counsel of Onex Credit.  As Associate General Counsel, Zach is a member of the Legal and Compliance team and assists the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with legal and compliance matters related to Onex Credit and the investment portfolios managed by Onex Credit.

    Zach has five years of experience.  Before joining Onex Credit, he practiced corporate law at Proskauer Rose LLP, with a particular emphasis on the representation of private investment fund sponsors.  

    Zach earned a B.A. from Rutgers College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

  • David Stemkowski
    David Stemkowski
    Compliance Officer
    David Stemkowski
    David Stemkowski
    Compliance Officer
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2013

    David is a Compliance Officer of Onex Credit. David is a member of the Legal and Compliance team with a focus on ensuring that Onex Credit meets or exceeds compliance, ethics and integrity standards with respect to all applicable laws, regulations and accreditation requirements. He is responsible for day-to-day compliance operations and reporting.

    David has 22 years of experience. Before joining Onex Credit, David was a Compliance Associate at MKP Capital Management, where he oversaw and administered the compliance infrastructure, and a compliance consultant at Hedgeop Compliance. Previously, he worked at CT Corporation/Wolters Kluwer Company, Counsel Press and the New York County District Attorney's Office.

    David earned a B.S. from Iona College.

  • Yehudah Bermish
    Yehudah Bermish
    Operations Analyst
    Yehudah Bermish
    Yehudah Bermish
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2012

    Yehudah is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with 13 years of experience, focusing on bank debt and CLO activity. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Yehudah held positions at the Bank of New York Mellon and Forex Capital Markets.

    Yehudah earned a B.S. in Finance from Yeshiva University.

  • Himan Choksi
    Himan Choksi
    Operations Analyst
    Himan Choksi
    Himan Choksi
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2016

    Himan is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with 22 years of experience, focusing on financial reporting. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Himan held positions at M.D. Sass, Marcum LLP, CohnReznick LLP, Grassi & Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

    Himan earned a Bachelor of Commerce, with Honours, from the University of Bombay and an M.B.A from the University of Maryland. Himan is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and New Jersey and a Chartered Accountant in India.

  • Jinita Desai
    Jinita Desai
    Operations Analyst
    Jinita Desai
    Jinita Desai
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2014

    Jinita is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with 13 years of experience, focusing on fund accounting. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Jinita held positions at Citigroup and Charter One Bank.

    Jinita earned a B.S. in Finance and Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • Alexandra Haberman
    Alexandra Haberman
    Operations Analyst
    Alexandra Haberman
    Alexandra Haberman
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2018

    Alex is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with five years of experience, focusing on fund accounting. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Alex was a Senior Fund Administrator at US Bancorp Fund Services.

    Alex earned a B.S. in Accountancy with a minor in Finance from The College of New Jersey and is actively pursuing her CPA.

  • Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Operations Analyst
    Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Jeffrey Lefkowitz
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2014

    Jeff is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with eight years of experience, focusing on bank debt and CLO activity. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Jeff held positions at Deloitte & Touche and ConvergEx.

    Jeff earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Montclair State University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He has successfully completed Level 1 of the CFA program and has held various securities licenses.

  • Ted Markouizos
    Ted Markouizos
    Operations Analyst
    Ted Markouizos
    Ted Markouizos
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2017

    Ted is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with 11 years of experience, focusing on trade settlements.

    Prior to joining Onex Credit, Ted held positions at Markit/ClearPar, 3i Debt Management, and Anchorage Capital Group.

    Ted earned a B.S. from Marist College and an M.B.A. from Iona College.

  • Matthew Paganini
    Matthew Paganini
    Operations Analyst
    Matthew Paganini
    Matthew Paganini
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2017

    Matthew is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with 12 years of experience, focusing on bank debt and CLO activity.

    Prior to joining Onex Credit, Matthew held positions at Markit/ClearPar and Canaras Capital Management.

    Matthew earned a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany.

  • Andrew Walker
    Andrew Walker
    Operations Analyst
    Andrew Walker
    Andrew Walker
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2011

    Andrew is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with 13 years of experience, focusing on trade settlements. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Andrew held positions at Goldman Sachs & Co. and GSC Group.

    Andrew earned a B.S. in Finance from the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University.

  • Jason Yoo
    Jason Yoo
    Operations Analyst
    Jason Yoo
    Jason Yoo
    Operations Analyst
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2014

    Jason is an Operations Analyst of Onex Credit within the finance and operations team with 20 years of experience, focusing on trade settlements. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Jason held positions at Sound Point Capital, Sandell Asset Management, CSAM, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays Capital, and Deutsche Bank.

    Jason earned a B.S. in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.

  • Zoe Werner
    Zoë Werner
    Research and Marketing Coordinator
    Zoe Werner
    Zoë Werner
    Research and Marketing Coordinator
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2010

    Zoë is the Research and Marketing Coordinator of Onex Credit. Zoë acts as a liaison between the Research, Finance and Marketing teams. She works closely with the CIO, CFO and General Counsel, coordinating monthly investor letters, accounts payable and annual events. She oversees daily business operations, including managing office support services, purchasing and facilities management. She also participates in compliance monitoring initiatives.

    Zoë has 17 years of experience. Prior to joining Onex Credit, Zoë worked for Solow Realty & Development, one of Manhattan’s leading privately held owner/development companies, and at CB Richard Ellis, a leading commercial real estate firm. Earlier in her career, she worked at a number of firms specializing in legal executive search and placement.

    Zoë attended Washington State University.

  • Stuart Kovensky
    Stuart Kovensky
    Director
    Stuart Kovensky
    Stuart Kovensky
    Director
    Location New Jersey
    Joined Onex2007

    Stuart is a Co-Founder and Director of Onex Credit, no longer working full-time.

    Stuart has 28 years of experience. Before co-founding Onex Credit, Stuart worked as a portfolio manager and securities analyst for the event-driven and distressed debt alternative strategies of John A. Levin & Co., Inc. He also worked at Murray Capital Management for five years where he was a principal and the head of research. Earlier in his career, he worked for six years at Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. and Chase Securities, Inc. During that period, he held positions in corporate and international finance and in the high-yield finance group, where he was involved with originating debt transactions across a wide range of industries.

    He earned a B.S. with Honours from Binghamton University in management with a concentration in finance and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

  • Michael Dana
    Michael Dana
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Michael Dana
    Michael Dana
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2005

    Michael Dana is President and Chief Executive Officer of Onex Real Estate Partners. Michael oversees all investment decisions as well as the strategic direction of the fund.

    Michael has been in the real estate business for over 20 years. Prior to forming Onex Real Estate Partners, he accumulated over a decade of investment banking experience that culminated at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was the North American Head of Investment Banking. Prior to this, he ran the capital markets division of Equitable Real Estate.

    Michael is a member of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Baltimore Incentive Program of the University of Maryland. Michael holds a degree from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

  • Steven Talles
    Steven Talles
    Principal and Chief Investment Officer
    Steven Talles
    Steven Talles
    Principal and Chief Investment Officer
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2005

    Steven is responsible for sourcing and overseeing the strategic analysis and operational execution of Onex Real Estate’s transactions.

    Prior to joining Onex Real Estate, Steven was a real estate investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette/Credit Suisse, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, structuring joint ventures and capital raising for real estate companies.

    Steven holds a degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan Undergraduate School of Business Administration.

  • Emma Thompson
    Emma Thompson
    Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Emma Thompson
    Emma Thompson
    Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2008

    Emma leads the firm’s fundraising efforts across the Onex platforms and its efforts in developing new products across various alternative asset classes. Emma is also responsible for the firm’s investor relations efforts.

    Prior to joining Onex, Emma spent 13 years with Fairmont Raffles Hotels International and its predecessor companies, where she led the company's investor relations efforts.

    Emma holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics from McGill University.

  • Tate Abols
    Tate Abols
    Managing Director - Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Tate Abols
    Tate Abols
    Managing Director - Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2006

    Tate focuses on fundraising efforts across the Onex platforms and its efforts in developing new products across various alternative asset classes.

    Prior to joining the Investor Relations & Fund Development group, Tate spent over a decade as an investment professional with Onex Partners focusing on investments in Healthcare, Building Products and Business Services. Tate also spent a year at Sitel Worldwide in a senior management role, working closely with the CEO to execute the company's strategic plan.

    Prior to joining Onex, Tate worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at RBC Capital Markets.

    Tate holds an Honours Business Administration degree (with Distinction) from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Huron University College, University of Western Ontario.

  • Brent Reuter
    Brent Reuter
    Principal, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Brent Reuter
    Brent Reuter
    Principal, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Brent focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Brent held executive positions at First Data and was Managing Director for the Royal Bank of Canada in both Hong Kong and New York leading their Investor and Treasury services business. Most recently he led Institutional Sales for CIBC Asset Management.

    Brent holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Lakehead University.

  • Neha Verma
    Neha Verma
    Principal, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Neha Verma
    Neha Verma
    Principal, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Neha focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms

    Prior to joining Onex, Neha spent seven years with Ellington Management Group, where she was responsible for their investor relations efforts.

    Neha holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Connecticut.

  • Emilie Blouin
    Emilie Blouin
    Director, Investor Relations
    Emilie Blouin
    Emilie Blouin
    Director, Investor Relations
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2007

    Emilie focuses on the company’s investor relations efforts and leads its engagement with public investors and industry analysts.

    Prior to joining Onex, Emilie ran the corporate and private event departments at several Toronto restaurants and event venues.

    Emilie studied at the University of Toronto.

  • Elizabeth Samuels
    Elizabeth Samuels
    Director, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Elizabeth Samuels
    Elizabeth Samuels
    Director, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Elizabeth focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Elizabeth worked in the Institutional Client Group at Neuberger Berman in New York where she was focused on middle market business development in the Northeast U.S. Prior to that, Elizabeth worked at Caledon Capital Management where she was first involved in the full investment process for private equity and infrastructure transactions and later dedicated to the firm’s business development initiatives.

    Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Business Management (with distinction) from Dalhousie University.

  • Xenia Chen
    Xenia Chen
    Associate, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Xenia Chen
    Xenia Chen
    Associate, Investor Relations & Fund Development
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Xenia focuses on the company’s fundraising and investor relations efforts across the Onex platforms.

    Prior to joining Onex, Xenia worked in the Investment Banking division at TD Securities in Toronto and New York.

    Xenia holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the Queen’s School of Business.

  • Gerry Schwartz
    Gerry Schwartz
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Gerry Schwartz
    Gerry Schwartz
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Location Toronto
    Joined OnexFounder, 1984

    As the Founder and CEO of Onex, Gerry’s principles of value creation and entrepreneurial management suffuse all of Onex’ activities. The climate of incisive analysis, healthy debate and collegial interaction that has been created at Onex and with our partners is a direct reflection of Gerry’s personal style. He has been actively involved in Onex’ major acquisitions, growth strategies and value realizations.

    Before establishing Onex in 1984, Gerry was the co-founder and President of CanWest Capital. Prior to that he worked at a major Wall Street investment banking firm where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. His previous experience also includes the practice of corporate law in Canada.

    Gerry has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada and inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. He serves as a director of Indigo Books & Music Inc. He is also an Honorary Director of The Bank of Nova Scotia and is a Director, Governor, or Trustee of a number of other organizations, including The Simon Wiesenthal Center.

    Gerry was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by St. Francis Xavier University and an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree by Tel Aviv University. He holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and an LL.B. and B.Comm. from the University of Manitoba.

  • Ewout Heersink
    Ewout Heersink
    Senior Managing Director
    Ewout Heersink
    Ewout Heersink
    Senior Managing Director
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex1984

    Ewout was involved in the growth of one of Onex’ most successful companies. When Onex acquired Sky Chefs in 1985, it was a captive caterer to a single airline. When Onex sold Sky Chefs in 2001, it was the largest in-flight caterer in the world, with one-third of the global market. Onex, in conjunction with Sky Chefs’ management, worked to create an additional platform for value creation by building a major presence in the rapidly growing at-home market for prepared meals.

    Ewout has been with Onex since the Company’s founding in 1984. In May 2010, he was appointed to the Board of Directors and continues to hold the position of Senior Managing Director. In addition, Ewout has had a wide variety of duties related to Onex’ financial management, having held the position of Chief Financial Officer from 1984 until December 2007.

    Prior to 1984, he was with Gerry Schwartz at CanWest Capital and a Chartered Accountant and consultant at KPMG. Ewout serves on the Advisory Board of the Queen’s University Business School and has been a director of a number of Onex subsidiaries since 1984.

    Ewout is a Chartered Accountant. He also holds an M.B.A. from Queen’s University and an Honours Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Robert Le Blanc
    Robert Le Blanc
    Senior Managing Director
    Robert Le Blanc
    Robert Le Blanc
    Senior Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Financial Services, Healthcare, Media, Technology, Telecom

    Location New York
    Joined Onex1999

    Bobby is a Senior Managing Director of Onex and member of the Executive Committee. He has oversight of Onex Partners’ investing activity in the Financial Services, Healthcare, Media, Technology and Telecom sectors. He is also responsible for the stewardship of Onex’ real estate platform.

    Bobby is a director of BrightSpring Health Services, Carestream Health, York Risk Services Group, Schumacher Clinical Partners, PowerSchool Group, First Berkshire Hathaway Life and DREAM Charter School.

    Prior to joining Onex, Bobby was with Berkshire Hathaway for seven years after starting his career at General Electric.

    Bobby holds an M.B.A. from New York University and a B.S. from Bucknell University.

  • Seth Mersky
    Seth Mersky
    Senior Managing Director
    Seth Mersky
    Seth Mersky
    Senior Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Industrials, Transportation & Logistics

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex1997

    Seth is a Senior Managing Director of Onex and member of the Executive Committee. He has oversight of Onex Partners’ investing activity in the Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Industrials, Transportation & Logistics sectors. He is also responsible for the stewardship of Onex’ credit platform.

    Seth serves on the boards of Survitec Group, BBAM and Advanced Integration Technology (AIT). He also serves on the board of Village Community Schools.

    Prior to joining Onex, Seth was Senior Vice-President, Corporate Banking, at Bank of Nova Scotia.

    Seth holds a B.S. in Accounting and Philosophy from the University of Delaware.

  • Anthony Munk
    Anthony Munk
    Senior Managing Director
    Anthony Munk
    Anthony Munk
    Senior Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Building Products, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Packaging, Retail & Restaurants

    Location New York
    Joined Onex1988

    Anthony is a Senior Managing Director of Onex and member of the Executive Committee. He has oversight of Onex Partners’ investing activity in the Building Products, Consumer, Packaging, Business Services and Retail & Restaurants sectors. He is also responsible for the stewardship of Onex’ mid-market private equity platform, ONCAP.

    Anthony currently serves on the boards of Barrick Gold Corporation, JELD-WEN Holding, inc., Clarivate Analytics, Save-A-Lot and SMG.

    Prior to joining Onex, Anthony was a Vice President with First Boston Corporation in London, England and an Analyst with Guardian Capital in Toronto.

    Anthony holds a B.A. (Honours) from Queen’s University.

  • Chris Govan
    Chris Govan
    Chief Financial Officer, Onex Corporation; Director, Onex Credit
    Chris Govan
    Chris Govan
    Chief Financial Officer, Onex Corporation; Director, Onex Credit
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex1998

    Chris has overall responsibility for Onex’ finance, treasury, fund management, corporate administration, investor relations, legal and information technology functions. He also provides advice on corporate structure, financing and due diligence for both new acquisitions and existing operating companies. Chris joined Onex in 1998 to head up its tax function and was a Managing Director from 2008 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer in early 2015.

    Prior to joining Onex, Chris was a Senior Tax Manager in Arthur Andersen’s Toronto office.

    Chris is a Chartered Accountant and holds Master of Accounting and B.A. degrees from the University of Waterloo.

  • David Copeland
    David Copeland
    Managing Director - Tax
    David Copeland
    David Copeland
    Managing Director - Tax
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2007

    David has overall responsibility for Onex’ tax function, including planning and related due diligence and structuring for the acquisition and divestiture of operating companies for Onex Partners, ONCAP, Onex Credit and Onex Real Estate Partners. In addition, David is responsible for managing the tax reporting to the partners of Onex Partners, ONCAP and Onex Real Estate Partners.

    Prior to joining Onex, David was a Senior Tax Manager in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Deloitte’s Toronto office focused on the acquisition, financing and disposition of international organizations.

    David is a Chartered Accountant. He also holds an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.

  • Andrea Daly
    Andrea Daly
    Managing Director - General Counsel
    Andrea Daly
    Andrea Daly
    Managing Director - General Counsel
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2004

    As Managing Director – General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Andrea has broad and varied responsibilities for general corporate, legal and compliance matters.

    Prior to joining Onex in 2004, Andrea was a senior partner of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Her practice focused on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and private equity transactions.

    Andrea holds an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario and a B.A. from Dalhousie University.

  • Don Lewtas
    Don Lewtas
    Managing Director
    Don Lewtas
    Don Lewtas
    Managing Director
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex1987

    Don oversees Onex’ cross-portfolio indirect sourcing and insurance initiatives. From 2008 to early 2015 he held the position of Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Don was Vice President, Finance and Director of Finance.

    Don serves on the board of Greenwood College School.

    Prior to joining Onex, Don was Manager, Financial Reporting, at Xerox Canada and prior to that he was a Senior Manager with KPMG.

    Don is a Chartered Accountant and earned a B.Comm. from McGill University.

  • Sam Camens
    Sam Camens
    Managing Director – Health & Benefits
    Sam Camens
    Sam Camens
    Managing Director – Health & Benefits
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2018

    Sam is focused on Health & Benefits programs strategy and effectiveness for Onex’ operating companies. He has oversight of the spend category globally and partners with management teams to drive enhanced outcomes. Sam also supports related due-diligence and investment activity within Onex. 

    Prior to joining Onex, Sam was Managing Director of Alterity Group. A seasoned employee benefits and M&A consultant, he has advised many private equity firms and their operating companies on the management of Heath & Benefits. He has led multibillion-dollar integrations / strategic carve-outs and consults directly to corporations across the health care and insurance industries. Sam began his career at Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson) within their Corporate Strategy & Development and Health & Benefits teams.

    Sam is a Board Member of Youth Renewal Fund. He holds a B.A. Mathematics and B.A. Economics from Bucknell University.

  • Ted Larkin
    Ted Larkin
    Managing Director
    Ted Larkin
    Ted Larkin
    Managing Director
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Ted works with Onex Management to focus on business, relationship and investment opportunity development in Canada.

    Prior to joining Onex, Ted worked for over 30 years in Toronto and London with UBS Investment Bank in a variety of senior roles. Most recently, he was the Managing Director of the Toronto Investment Banking group working on advisory and financing assignments for Canadian and global clients. He started his banking career in London with UBS, where he worked in capital markets for 18 years.

    Ted received his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University School of Business. He is a third-term member of the Toronto Stock Exchange's Listing Advisory Committee and continues to be active with the Track3 children with disabilities ski programme.

  • Yonah Feder
    Yonah Feder
    Chief Compliance Officer
    Yonah Feder
    Yonah Feder
    Chief Compliance Officer
    Location New York
    Joined Onex2018

    As Chief Compliance Officer of Onex Partners and ONCAP, Yonah has overall responsibility for Onex’ private equity compliance program.

    Prior to joining Onex, Yonah served as Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel for the Alternatives business at Neuberger Berman, comprising several private equity strategies and a multi-manager hedge fund business.  Previously, Yonah served as in-house legal counsel at Lehman Brothers for the Absolute Return Strategies group, supporting its proprietary hedge fund products.

    Yonah holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a Bachelor of Talmudic Studies from Beth Medrash Govoha.

  • Heather Hrousalas
    Heather Hrousalas
    Head of Talent Management
    Heather Hrousalas
    Heather Hrousalas
    Head of Talent Management
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Heather is responsible for developing and leading Onex’ talent strategy in support of the firm’s plans for continued growth. In partnership with Onex management, Heather is focused on key processes related to people management, including recruiting, professional development, and organizational culture and diversity.

    Prior to joining Onex, Heather was based in New York as Executive Director, Global Experience and Executive Recruiting at J.P. Morgan and earlier as an executive search consultant with Korn/Ferry’s Investment Banking & Private Equity practice.

    Heather holds an M.Sc. in Management Research from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Robert Auld
    Robert Auld
    Vice President, Taxation
    Robert Auld
    Robert Auld
    Vice President, Taxation
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2000

    Rob is responsible for tax planning and compliance for Onex, ONCAP and Onex Credit. He also provides advice on corporate structure, taxation, financing and due diligence for both new acquisitions and existing operating companies.

    Prior to joining Onex, Rob was a Senior Tax Manager at Arthur Andersen focusing on International Taxation.

    Rob is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

  • Carlo Chiarot
    Carlo Chiarot
    Vice President, Taxation
    Carlo Chiarot
    Carlo Chiarot
    Vice President, Taxation
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2014

    Carlo is responsible for tax planning, tax-related due diligence and structuring for the acquisition and divestiture of operating companies for Onex Partners and ONCAP. In addition, Carlo is responsible for managing the tax reporting to the limited partners of Onex Partners and ONCAP.

    Prior to joining Onex, Carlo was a Senior Manager in the Transaction Tax group of Ernst & Young’s Toronto office focused on the acquisition, financing and disposition of international organizations.

    Carlo holds a Master’s degree in Taxation from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University.

  • Virgil Colby
    Virgil Colby
    Vice President, Group Procurement
    Virgil Colby
    Virgil Colby
    Vice President, Group Procurement
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Virgil leads Onex’ group purchasing program with the goal of increasing shareholder value by driving procurement best practices and group contracts across portfolio companies.

    Prior to joining Onex, Virgil was Senior Director of Indirect Procurement at Celestica, a role in which he managed a team of procurement professionals that purchased indirect goods and services globally. Virgil also served as Director of Corporate Finance at Celestica, with responsibility for Financial Systems, IT Controllership and Finance Learning and Development.

    Virgil holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business and an Honours Genetics and Biochemistry degree, both from the University of Western Ontario. Virgil is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Project Management Professional.

  • Natasha Giannopoulos
    Natasha Giannopoulos
    Vice President, Information Technology
    Natasha Giannopoulos
    Natasha Giannopoulos
    Vice President, Information Technology
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Natasha is Vice President, Information Technology of Onex Corporation. Natasha has overall responsibility for Onex Information Technology, including the development and implementation of a strategic technology roadmap in support of the Company’s direction and growth plans.

    Prior to joining Onex, Natasha held senior leadership roles in a number of industry sectors including retail, telecommunications, financial services and loyalty marketing with responsibilities for technology strategy, applications portfolio management and implementation of large-scale, enterprise-level systems and technology transformations.

    In the last five years, Natasha has led operations for international expansions, as well as held the position of Chief Sustainability Officer for Canada’s largest loyalty marketing company.

  • Janet Lumb
    Janet Lumb
    Vice President, Corporate Administration
    Janet Lumb
    Janet Lumb
    Vice President, Corporate Administration
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2015

    Janet is responsible for corporate administration, providing leadership for all administrative, insurance and facilities management requirements.

    Prior to joining Onex, Janet was Vice President, Corporate Projects at The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company and held senior leadership roles in Facilities, Administration and Human Resources.

    Janet holds an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and a post-diploma certificate in Human Resources Management from Seneca College.

  • Derek Mackay
    Derek Mackay
    Vice President, Finance
    Derek Mackay
    Derek Mackay
    Vice President, Finance
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2008

    Derek leads Onex’ public financial reporting, working closely with the Onex Partners and ONCAP operating companies, providing guidance and support for their financial reporting requirements. Derek also oversees the performance reporting for Onex to its shareholders and for the Funds to its Limited Partners.

    Derek is responsible for Onex’ corporate reporting and treasury functions as well as supporting the investment teams with transaction regulatory filings. Derek is also actively involved with the financial reporting for Onex’ real estate and credit platforms. Prior to joining Onex, Derek was a senior associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto.

    Derek is both a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Derek holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (with High Distinction) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

  • Melanie Nash
    Melanie Nash
    Vice President, Finance
    Melanie Nash
    Melanie Nash
    Vice President, Finance
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2009

    Melanie oversees all of the Onex Partners and ONCAP funds, where her responsibilities include financial reporting to the Limited Partners and compliance matters for the funds. In addition, Melanie works closely with the investment teams on Fund transactions providing treasury and reporting guidance throughout the life of an acquisition.

    Prior to joining Onex, Melanie was a senior associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto.

    Melanie is both a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Melanie holds a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours) from McGill University.

  • Colin Sam placeholder
    Colin Sam
    Vice President and Associate General Counsel
    Colin Sam placeholder
    Colin Sam
    Vice President and Associate General Counsel
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Colin plays a key role in the execution of legal strategy and the operational model for Onex globally including responsibilities for broad range of legal and regulatory matters.

    Prior to joining Onex, Colin served as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Aecon Group Inc., Canada’s largest publicly traded infrastructure development and construction company. Previously, Colin was a senior associate at Clifford Chance LLP in London, England and an associate at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP in Toronto, Canada.

    Colin holds a Juris Doctorate from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

  • Blair Bernholtz
    Blair Bernholtz
    Director, Finance
    Blair Bernholtz
    Blair Bernholtz
    Director, Finance
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2010

    Blair is responsible for financial reporting to certain of the Limited Partners of the Onex Partners and ONCAP Funds. In addition, Blair is involved in supporting the investment teams on transactions within the Funds from a treasury and reporting perspective.

    Prior to joining Onex, Blair was a senior associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto and San Francisco.

    Blair is both a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Blair holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

  • Laura Carrigan
    Laura Carrigan
    Director, Financial Analysis
    Laura Carrigan
    Laura Carrigan
    Director, Financial Analysis
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Laura is responsible for managing and evolving Onex’ financial analysis capabilities in support of capital allocation, business development, investor relations, fundraising and other corporate decisions. She also assists with performance reporting for Onex to its shareholders and for the Funds to its Limited Partners.

    Prior to joining Onex, Laura spent time on the sell-side as an Equity Research Associate at Scotia Capital focused on the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. Previously, Laura was an audit manager with EY in both the Toronto and Sydney offices.

    Laura is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

  • Grace Fung
    Grace Fung
    Director, Taxation
    Grace Fung
    Grace Fung
    Director, Taxation
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2008

    Grace is responsible for the tax compliance function for Onex Partners, which includes reporting to the US, Canadian and other tax jurisdictions, as well as tax and other information reporting to the Limited Partners.  She also has oversight of the global information reporting function under FATCA and Common Reporting Standards for all of Onex’ private equity funds and provides tax compliance support to the investment teams.

    Prior to joining Onex in 2008, Grace was a Senior Tax Manager at Franklin Templeton Investments focusing on Corporate and Mutual Fund taxation.

    Grace is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and a Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

  • Priya Gnanbhaskar
    Priya Gnanabhaskar
    Director, Information Technology
    Priya Gnanbhaskar
    Priya Gnanabhaskar
    Director, Information Technology
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2014

    Priya leads the team for the strategy, development and implementation of finance-related applications at Onex. The team focus is to deliver finance systems that enable core business processes within Onex and facilitate reporting for internal and external stakeholders.

    Prior to joining Onex, Priya worked for 11 years with KPMG in IT consulting, responsible for various projects related to IT application transformation, Systems and Solution Design and implementation.

    Priya holds a Master’s in Information Technology and a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from India in addition to multiple IT certifications. Priya also serves on the board of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario.

  • Brett Holdway
    Brett Holdway
    Director, Information Technology
    Brett Holdway
    Brett Holdway
    Director, Information Technology
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2007

    Brett leads the team for Infrastructure and Service Delivery at Onex. The team focus is on the management, strategy, and execution of IT infrastructure while delivering key services to the business.

    Prior to joining Onex, Brett held senior technical and consulting roles in the manufacturing, media, and distribution sectors across Canada with responsibilities for researching, planning, and implementation of the most recent technologies in the industry.

    Brett is a graduate of the Computer Science program at Camosun College in Victoria, BC in addition to completing multiple IT certifications.

  • Ivan Jovcevski
    Ivan Jovcevski
    Director, Finance
    Ivan Jovcevski
    Ivan Jovcevski
    Director, Finance
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2010

    Ivan works closely with the Onex Partners and ONCAP operating companies in the preparation of Onex’ financial reporting to its shareholders. In addition, Ivan is responsible for the financial reporting and monitoring of Onex’ investments in the Onex Credit platform.

    Ivan began his career in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Audit and Assurance practice prior to joining Onex.

    Ivan is both a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Ivan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto.

  • Marty Mailoux
    Marty Mailloux
    Director, Finance
    Marty Mailoux
    Marty Mailloux
    Director, Finance
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Marty works closely with the Onex Partners and ONCAP operating companies, providing guidance and support for their financial reporting requirements. In addition, Marty is responsible for the preparation of financial reporting of Onex to its shareholders and assists with transaction regulatory filings.

    Prior to joining Onex, Marty held the title of Leader, Financial Reporting with D+H in Toronto. Prior to that, Marty was a Finance Manager with CGI in Toronto, supporting their banking and global wealth business verticals.

    Marty is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor.

  • Vic Torossian
    Vic Torossian
    Director, Information Technology
    Vic Torossian
    Vic Torossian
    Director, Information Technology
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2017

    Vic leads the Business Systems team at Onex. The team is responsible for strategy and delivery of business applications.

    Prior to joining Onex, Vic held senior roles in network engineering, technical development and management.

    Most recently, Vic worked at Corus Entertainment, where he led broadcast and advertising technology initiatives, with a focus on data analytics.

  • Alan Tsang
    Alan Tsang
    Director, Internal Audit
    Alan Tsang
    Alan Tsang
    Director, Internal Audit
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2018

    Alan is responsible for leading Onex’ internal audit function, encompassing financial and compliance matters, as well as other internal audit initiatives.

    Prior to joining Onex, Alan led the internal audit and compliance function at a Canadian multinational corporation that owns and operates a global portfolio of mining and energy assets and operations.  Prior to that, Alan was a Manager in the Toronto EY office having worked in both external audit and finance risk advisory services.

    Alan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.

  • Sarah Whelan
    Sarah Whelan
    Director, Finance
    Sarah Whelan
    Sarah Whelan
    Director, Finance
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex2016

    Sarah is responsible for financial reporting for various entities within the Onex Partners and ONCAP Funds. In addition, Sarah assists the investment teams on transactions within the Funds from a treasury and reporting perspective.

    Prior to joining Onex, Sarah was a manager in regulatory compliance, operations and financial reporting for a Toronto-based hedge fund. Prior to that, Sarah was a manager with PwC in Toronto, where she focused on both retail and alternative asset management audit clients and also spent time working in the New York office.

    Sarah is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.