As of January 2021, Rogier Engelsma will be co-heading Verium's direct investment team together with Marc Erni. Rogier previously spent more than 13 years with Gilde Buy Out Partners. Since 2009, Rogier worked in Gilde's Zurich office, where he was Managing Director and co-responsible for the investment team in the DACH region. Prior to that, Rogier worked in strategy consulting for five years and at Cargill Inc. in the US.
"With Rogier, we win a proven private equity professional with many years of successful direct investment and management experience. Rogier will bring in additional expertise and will strengthen the team on senior level, which will enable us to continue our growth path," says Marc Erni, head of Verium's direct investments.
"I am extremely pleased to join Marc in leading Verium's direct investment team. The entrepreneurial environment as well as the broadly diversified and promising portfolio provide a good starting point for a successful further development of Verium's direct investment business", Rogier Engelsma comments on his upcoming entry at Verium.