Meet Our Team

Onex is led by the firm’s founder and CEO, Gerry Schwartz, president and head of Onex Partners, Bobby Le Blanc, and experienced leadership teams at each of our platforms.

  • Gerry Schwartz
    Gerry Schwartz
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Gerry Schwartz
    Gerry Schwartz
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex Founder, 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 has been awarded Honorary Doctoral degrees from five Universities. 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.

  • Robert Le Blanc
    Robert Le Blanc
    President of Onex and Head of Onex Partners
    Robert Le Blanc
    Robert Le Blanc
    President of Onex and Head of Onex Partners
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 1999

    As President of Onex, Bobby oversees all of Onex’ business units and corporate groups and serves as Head of Onex Partners, Onex’ flagship private equity platform.

    Bobby is a director of PowerSchool Group, Ryan Specialty Group, Parkdean Resorts, Convex, 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.

  • Ewout Heersink
    Ewout Heersink
    Vice Chairman
    Ewout Heersink
    Ewout Heersink
    Vice Chairman
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 1984

    Ewout has been with Onex since its founding in 1984. He serves on the firm’s Board of Directors and Onex Partners’ Investment Committee. 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 CPA, CA. 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.

  • Anthony Munk
    Anthony Munk
    Vice Chairman
    Anthony Munk
    Anthony Munk
    Vice Chairman
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 1988

    As Vice Chairman of Onex, Anthony provides investment advice across the firm and particularly as Chair of Onex Partners’ Investment Committee.

    Anthony currently serves on the boards of JELD-WEN Holding, Inc., Clarivate Analytics, Ryan LLC, sgsco, Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. and WireCo Worldgroup Inc.

    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.

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

    Automation, Aerospace & Defense, Transportation & Logistics

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2007

    Tawfiq is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in Automation, Aerospace and Transportation-focused industries and is a member of Onex Partners' Investment Committee. Since joining Onex, Tawfiq has led Onex Partners’ investments in WestJet, 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 WestJet, AIT, BBAM and Celestica (NYSE:CLS) and previously served on the board of Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR). He is a Trustee of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Foundation and 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 investment banking division of Morgan Stanley & Co. and Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific.

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

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

    Business Services, Healthcare, Packaging

    Location London
    Joined Onex 1997

    Nigel manages Onex Partners’ European origination in the Business Services, Healthcare and Packaging sectors and is a member of Onex Partners’ Investment Committee. Since joining Onex, Nigel has been involved in the investments in Acacium Group (formerly Independent Clinical Services), Partou (formerly KidsFoundation), 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 boards of Acacium Group, Partou, and 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.

  • Wes Pringle Temp Headshot_Edited_thumbnail.jpg
    Wes Pringle
    Managing Director – Head of Portfolio Operations
    Wes Pringle Temp Headshot_Edited_thumbnail.jpg
    Wes Pringle
    Managing Director – Head of Portfolio Operations
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2021

    Wes is responsible for Onex Partners Portfolio Operations and plays a key role in identifying, creating and driving value across Onex Partners’ portfolio companies as well as the due diligence processes. He oversees the implementation, monitoring and effective measurement of key value creation initiatives and best practices across the platform’s portfolio. Wes is also a member of the Onex Partners Investment Committee.

    Prior to joining Onex, Wes was a Senior Vice President at Fortive, where he was responsible for the firm’s Intelligent Operating Solutions segment. This segment consisted of numerous leading companies including Fluke, Industrial Scientific, Intelex and Gordian. Previously, he was the President of Fluke, a subsidiary operating company of Danaher, and then Fortive. During his time with Danaher and Fortive, Wes had significant merger and acquisition experience, leading over a dozen deals for those firms. Earlier in his career, Wes advanced through a series of sales, marketing and general management roles at Whirlpool Corporation, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson, creating value in well-known brands such as Maytag, KitchenAid, Neosporin, Band-Aid and Listerine.

    Wes is a long-standing supporter of the United Way and has served on the board of his local chapter for several years.

    Wes holds a B(Sc) from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

  • David Armstrong
    David Armstrong
    Managing Director
    David Armstrong
    David Armstrong
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Software

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2009

    David is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Software sector. Since joining Onex, David has worked on Onex Partners' investments in Weld North Education, PowerSchool and TMS International. He also worked on the divestiture of The Warranty Group.

    David currently serves on the board of PowerSchool Group and Weld North Education. 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.

  • Sam Camens
    Sam Camens
    Managing Director - Health & Benefits
    Sam Camens
    Sam Camens
    Managing Director - Health & Benefits
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2018

    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.

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

    Financial Services

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2005

    Todd is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Financial Services industry. Since joining Onex, Todd has worked on several financial services investments including OneDigital, Convex Group, Ryan Specialty Group, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, York Risk Services Group, USI Insurance Services and The Warranty Group. Todd also worked on Onex’ acquisitions of SIG Combibloc, ResCare, Tomkins plc, RSI Home Products, Carestream Health and Genesis 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 OneDigital, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Carestream Health and Convex Group, and previously served on the board of York Risk Services and 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, University of Pennsylvania.

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

    Business Services

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2004

    Kosty is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Business Services sector. Since joining Onex, Kosty has worked on several private equity transactions, including the acquisitions of ASM Global (formerly SMG), Clarivate Analytics, WireCo WorldGroup, Emerald Expositions, the going-private purchase of Tomkins/Gates, as well as the acquisition of Allison Transmission.

    He serves on the boards of Clarivate Analytics (NYSE:CCC) and Emerald Expositions (NYSE:EEX) and ASM Global and previously served on the boards of Tomkins/Gates, Allison Transmission (NYSE:ALSN) and WireCo WorldGroup. Kosty is also a member of 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

    Software

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2017

    Laurence is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Software sector. Since joining Onex, Laurence has led the acquisition of Weld North Education and PowerSchool Group. He currently serves on the board of both companies.

    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 Onex 2004

    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), SCP Health (formerly Schumacher Clinical Partners), Carestream Health, Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency Medical Services and Genesis HealthCare.

    Josh is a director of SCP Health. He previously served on the boards of Genesis Healthcare, Center for Diagnostic Imaging and BrightSpring Health Services.

    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.

  • Jason MacLean
    Jason MacLean
    Managing Director – Portfolio Operations
    Jason MacLean
    Jason MacLean
    Managing Director – Portfolio Operations
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

    Jason is focused on broad supply chain and other critical operational areas in both due diligence and post-acquisition. He contributes to the implementation, monitoring and effective measurement of key value creation initiatives and best practices across the platform’s portfolio.

    Prior to joining Onex, Jason was a Senior Vice President at Colfax Corporation, where he was responsible for supply chain and continuous improvement across the company’s industrial and MedTech holdings, including Howden, ESAB and DJO. Previously, he was a VP/Officer at Cummins, Inc., where he established and led end-to-end supply chain and operations both corporately and within the Power Generation business unit. Jason was also instrumental in developing Cummins’ initial advanced analytics and digital offerings. Earlier in his career, Jason held senior operating roles in several public retail businesses and was a consultant with Bain & Company in both San Francisco and London.

    Jason holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA (Finance) and MA in International Studies (Russian) from the Lauder Institute at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Faiz Hemani
    Faiz Hemani
    Managing Director
    Faiz Hemani
    Faiz Hemani
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Aerospace & Defense, Automation, Transportation & Logistics

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2012

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

    Faiz currently serves on the board of WestJet.

    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.

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

    Business Services

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2006

    Amir is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Business Services sector. Since joining Onex, Amir has worked on Onex Partners' investments in Ryan LLC, ASM Global (formerly SMG), Clarivate Analytics, Emerald Expositions, Advanced Integration Technology and BBAM.

    Amir currently serves on the boards of Ryan LLC, ASM Global, 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.

    Amir holds a B.A. and B. Comm. from McGill University.

  • Jonathan Mueller
    Jonathan Mueller
    Managing Director
    Jonathan Mueller
    Jonathan Mueller
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Aerospace & Defense, Automation, Transportation & Logistics, Industrial Manufacturing & Services

    Location London
    Joined Onex 2011

    Jonathan is responsible for Onex Partners’ European efforts in the Aerospace, Automation, Transportation, and Industrial Manufacturing & Services sectors. Since joining Onex, Jonathan has worked on Onex Partners’ investments in WestJet, Advanced Integration Technology (AIT), KraussMaffei Group, and BBAM and its related investments in FLY Leasing and Meridian Aviation.

    Jonathan currently serves on the boards of WestJet and 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.

  • Matt Ross
    Matt Ross
    Managing Director
    Matt Ross
    Matt Ross
    Managing Director
    Industry Focus

    Construction & Building Products, Packaging

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2006

    Matt is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Construction & Building Products and Packaging industries. Since joining Onex, Matt has worked on the acquisitions of JELD-WEN (NYSE: JELD), Tomkins, RSI Home Products, Jack’s Family Restaurants and Save-A-Lot. He also worked on Husky International during Onex Partners’ ownership.

    Matt is currently the Chairman of the Board of JELD-WEN.

    Prior to joining Onex, Matt 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.

    Matt 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

    Industrial Manufacturing, Automotive

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2004

    Manish is responsible for Onex Partners’ efforts in the Industrial Manufacturing and Automotive sectors. Since joining Onex, Manish has worked on several Onex investments including the acquisition of WireCo WorldGroup and the acquisitions and subsequent realizations of Tomkins/Gates, Allison Transmission (NYSE:ALSN) and TMS International (NYSE:TMS).

    Manish currently serves on the board of WireCo WorldGroup and previously served on the board of TMS International.

    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.

  • Yonah Feder
    Yonah Feder
    Chief Compliance Officer
    Yonah Feder
    Yonah Feder
    Chief Compliance Officer
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2018

    Yonah has overall responsibility for Onex’ 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.

  • Marko Aleksic
    Marko Aleksic
    Senior Principal
    Marko Aleksic
    Marko Aleksic
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Business Services

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2014

    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 focuses on new investment opportunities in the Business Services sector.

    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.

  • Michael April
    Michael April
    Senior Principal
    Michael April
    Michael April
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Healthcare

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2013

    Since joining Onex, Michael has worked on Onex Partners’ acquisition of Save-A-Lot, as well as the divestiture of Tropicana Las Vegas. He is actively involved in evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities in the Healthcare sector.

    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
    Senior Principal
    Mike Bangiyev
    Mike Bangiyev
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Building Products

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2010

    Since joining Onex, Mike has worked on Onex Partners' acquisitions of Ryan LLC and Clarivate Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science business). He remains actively involved with Ryan LLC as well as with Onex Partners’ investment in JELD-WEN. Mike also focuses on new investment opportunities in the Building Products sector.

    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.

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

    Healthcare

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2009

    Since joining Onex, Adam has worked on the due diligence and execution of Onex’ investments in Newport Healthcare, Sedgwick Claims Management Services (formerly York Risk Services Group), USI Insurance Services, JELD-WEN and Tomkins. He currently focuses on new investment opportunities in the Healthcare sector.

    Adam serves on the board of Newport Healthcare. He also serves on the Campaign Cabinet of The Hospital for Sick Children.

    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.

  • Paul Edwards
    Paul Edwards
    Senior Principal
    Paul Edwards
    Paul Edwards
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Industrials

    Location London
    Joined Onex 2012

    Since joining Onex, Paul has worked on Onex Partners’ investment in Clarivate Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science business) and served on its Board of Directors prior to the transaction in May 2019 with Churchill Capital Corporation (NYSE:CCC). He remains actively involved with this company, and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities in the Industrials sector across Europe. Paul also worked on the divestitures of Onex Partners’ investments in 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
    Senior Principal
    Adrien Faure
    Adrien Faure
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Business Services

    Location London
    Joined Onex 2014

    Since joining Onex, Adrien has worked on Onex Partners’ acquisitions of Acacium Group (formerly Independent Clinical Services), Partou (formerly KidsFoundation) and Parkdean Resorts. He remains actively involved with these companies and focuses on new investment opportunities in the Business Services sector across Europe.

    Adrien currently serves on the board of Acacium Group and Partou.

    Prior to joining Onex, Adrien worked for Bain Capital in London and in the Investment Banking division of 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 holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Sciences-Po Paris.

  • Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Senior Principal
    Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Chrisanth Gradischnig
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Packaging, Business Services

    Location London
    Joined Onex 2014

    Since joining Onex, Chrisanth has worked on Onex Partners’ acquisitions of Parkdean Resorts and SIG Combibloc. He remains actively involved with these companies and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities in the Packaging and Business Services sectors across Europe.

    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.

  • Zach Levitt
    Zach Levitt
    Senior Principal
    Zach Levitt
    Zach Levitt
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Software and Business Services

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2016

    Since joining Onex, Zach has worked on Onex and Onex Partners’ investments in Weld North Education, PowerSchool, Convex, Ryan Specialty Group and Ryan LLC, respectively. He remains actively involved with Weld North Education, PowerSchool and Ryan LLC, and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities in the Software and Business Services sectors.

    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.

  • John Neelamkavil
    John Neelamkavil
    Senior Principal
    John Neelamkavil
    John Neelamkavil
    Senior Principal
    Industry Focus

    Financial Services

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2011

    John joined Onex in Toronto in 2011 and re-joined the firm in New York in 2017 after completing his M.B.A. Since joining Onex, John has been involved with Onex’ investments in OneDigital, Ryan Specialty Group and Sedgwick Claims Management Services. He currently focuses on new investment opportunities in the Financial Services sector.

    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.

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

    Business Services

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2010

    Since joining Onex, Adina has worked on Onex Partners’ acquisitions of ASM Global (formerly 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 sector.

    Adina currently serves on the board of ASM Global.

    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.

  • Cameron Bannon
    Cameron Bannon
    Principal
    Cameron Bannon
    Cameron Bannon
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Industrials

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2015

    Since joining Onex, Cameron has been actively evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities. He focusses on opportunities in the Industrials sector. Cameron also worked on Onex Partners’ divestiture of KraussMaffei Group.

    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.

  • Virgil Colby
    Virgil Colby
    Principal, Group Procurement
    Virgil Colby
    Virgil Colby
    Principal, Group Procurement
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2015

    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.

  • Sharon Gneissl
    Sharon Gneissl
    Principal
    Sharon Gneissl
    Sharon Gneissl
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Healthcare

    Location London
    Joined Onex 2015

    Since joining Onex, Sharon has worked on Onex Partners’ acquisitions of Acacium (formerly Independent Clinical Services), Partou (formerly KidsFoundation), PowerSchool Group and Parkdean Resorts. She remains is actively involved with these businesses and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities in the Healthcare sector in Europe.

    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.

  • Megan Jackson Frye
    Megan Jackson Frye
    Principal, Health & Benefits
    Megan Jackson Frye
    Megan Jackson Frye
    Principal, Health & Benefits
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

    Megan is focused on Health & Benefits programs strategy and procurement for Onex’ operating companies. She is engaged globally in the spend category, creating proprietary programs and driving operational opportunities. Megan also supports related due-diligence and investment activity within Onex.

    Prior to joining Onex, Megan was Managing Director of Alterity Group where she advised several private equity firms on Health & Benefits management across their portfolio. An experienced healthcare and benefits professional, Megan has led numerous transaction engagements, including harmonization, strategic carve-outs and add-ons. She has held positions in business development, client engagement and leadership within the benefits and insurance industry.

    Megan holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Maine.

  • Kunal Kapoor
    Kunal Kapoor
    Principal
    Kunal Kapoor
    Kunal Kapoor
    Principal
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2016

    Since joining Onex, Kunal has worked on Onex Partners’ acquisitions of WestJet and sgsco. He remains actively involved with WestJet, and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities across a range of sectors.

    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.

  • Marco Marianelli
    Marco Marianelli
    Principal
    Marco Marianelli
    Marco Marianelli
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Industrials

    Location London
    Joined Onex 2016

    Since joining Onex, Marco has been actively evaluating and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities. He currently focusses on opportunities in the Industrials sector.

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

    Marco graduated with Honours from LUISS University with a Bachelor’s in Business and Economics. He also earned a Masters of Science in Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Kyle McGinnis
    Kyle McGinnis
    Principal
    Kyle McGinnis
    Kyle McGinnis
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Financial Services

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2019

    Since joining Onex, Kyle has worked on Onex Partners’ investments in OneDigital and Convex Group. He remains actively involved with these businesses and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities in the Financial Services sector.

    Prior to joining Onex, Kyle worked at the private equity fund H.I.G. Capital where he worked on investments including AMPAC Fine Chemicals and Vantage Specialty Chemicals. Kyle began his career in the Investment Banking division of Wells Fargo Securities.

    Kyle holds an M.B.A., Finance (with Honours) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. (magna cum laude) from Washington & Lee University.

  • Gabriel Oriente
    Gabriel Oriente
    Principal
    Gabriel Oriente
    Gabriel Oriente
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Business Services and Software

    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2019

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Gabriel was an Associate at Clayton Dubilier & Rice where he worked on investments in SmileDirectClub, Carestream Dental, Sirius Computer Solutions and SunSource. Previously, he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Financial Sponsors Group at Evercore.

    Gabriel holds a B.S. in Economics (magna cum laude) from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Principal
    Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Nataliya Rybenchuk
    Principal
    Industry Focus

    Industrials

    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2016

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

    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.

  • Philip Caruso
    Philip Caruso
    Senior Associate
    Philip Caruso
    Philip Caruso
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2019

    Since joining Onex, Phil has worked on Onex Partners’ investment in Ryan LLC. He is actively involved in evaluating potential acquisitions and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Phil serves on the board of the non-profit organization No One Left Behind. Prior to joining Onex, Phil served as a Legislative Fellow at the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and as a Teaching Fellow in Economics at Harvard. Phil also served for eleven years in the U.S. Air Force and continues to serve as a reserve Political-Military Affairs Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

    Phil holds a J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School, an M.B.A. (with Distinction) from Harvard Business School, and a B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering from Cornell University. He is also a member of the Bar of the State of New York.

  • Liam Dye
    Liam Dye
    Senior Associate
    Liam Dye
    Liam Dye
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2018

    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.

  • Justin Keller-Hobson
    Justin Keller-Hobson
    Senior Associate
    Justin Keller-Hobson
    Justin Keller-Hobson
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2018

    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.

  • Thomas Schneider
    Thomas Schneider
    Senior Associate
    Thomas Schneider
    Thomas Schneider
    Senior Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2019

    Since joining Onex, Thomas has worked on Onex Partners’ investments in Weld North Education, PowerSchool, and Emerald Expositions. He remains actively involved with Weld North Education and PowerSchool, and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Thomas holds a Master of Business Administration from the Rotman School of Management (Roger N. Wolff Prize for Highest Academic Standing), a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours, First Class) and a Bachelor of Computing (with Distinction) from Queen's University.

  • Philipp Szlatinay Placeholder Picture
    Philipp Szlatinay
    Senior Associate
    Philipp Szlatinay Placeholder Picture
    Philipp Szlatinay
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2020

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Philipp worked in the Investment Banking division at Morgan Stanley in London.

    Philipp holds a MSc degree in International Finance (with Honours) from HEC Paris and a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

  • Jasper van Delft
    Jasper van Delft
    Senior Associate
    Jasper van Delft
    Jasper van Delft
    Senior Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2018

    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.

  • Michael Weller
    Michael Weller
    Senior Associate
    Michael Weller
    Michael Weller
    Senior Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2019

    Since joining Onex, Michael has worked on Onex Partners’ investment in OneDigital. He remains actively involved with this business and also evaluates and conducts due diligence on new investment opportunities.

    Prior to joining Onex, Michael worked in Mergers & Acquisitions at Lazard in Chicago.

    Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Economics from The University of Chicago.

  • Brendan Blaikie
    Brendan Blaikie
    Associate
    Brendan Blaikie
    Brendan Blaikie
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Brendan worked in the Media & Communications group at J.P. Morgan in New York.

    Brendan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from Queen’s University.

  • Jake Clements
    Jake Clements
    Associate
    Jake Clements
    Jake Clements
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Jake worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at TD Securities in Toronto.

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

  • Michael Fishman
    Michael Fishman
    Associate
    Michael Fishman
    Michael Fishman
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2020

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Michael worked in the Investment Banking group of Morgan Stanley in Toronto.

    Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours, First Class) in Investment Management from McGill University and is a Silver Scholar at Yale University.

  • Rishabh Kumar
    Rishabh Kumar
    Associate
    Rishabh Kumar
    Rishabh Kumar
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Rishabh spent two years in the Investment Banking division at J.P. Morgan in New York, where he covered the FinTech, Wealth & Asset Management space.

    Rishabh holds a Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) in Economics and Political Science from Duke University.

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    Cate O’Leary
    Associate
    Cate OLeary.jpg
    Cate O’Leary
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Cate worked in Leveraged Finance at RBC Capital Markets in New York.

    Cate holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (Honors) in International Economics from Georgetown University.

  • Josh Lange
    Josh Lange
    Associate
    Josh Lange
    Josh Lange
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Josh worked at Altman Solon in New York where he focused on tech and telecom due diligence and strategy engagements.

    Josh holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University.

  • Lake Larson
    Lake Larson
    Associate
    Lake Larson
    Lake Larson
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Lake worked in the Global Industrials group at Goldman Sachs for three years.

    Lake holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance (Honours) from Indiana University.

  • LucyLu
    Lucy Lu
    Associate
    LucyLu
    Lucy Lu
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Lucy worked in the Healthcare group at Goldman Sachs in Los Angeles.

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

  • Onex Photo Place Holder
    Anya Malik
    Associate
    Onex Photo Place Holder
    Anya Malik
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Anya worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Credit Suisse in New York.

    Anya holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics & Economics from Yale University.

  • Adam Moore
    Adam Moore
    Associate
    Adam Moore
    Adam Moore
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Adam worked in the Healthcare Investment Banking group at BofA Securities in New York and in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Deloitte Corporate Finance in Chicago.

    Adam holds a Bachelor of Science degree (summa cum laude) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Central Florida and is a Silver Scholar at Yale University.

  • Alessandro Paolucci Placeholder Photo
    Alessandro Paolucci
    Associate
    Alessandro Paolucci Placeholder Photo
    Alessandro Paolucci
    Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2020

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Alessandro worked in the Industrial Investment Banking group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London.

    Alessandro holds a BSc in Business Administration (cum laude) from the University of Southern California, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Bocconi University.

  • Sofia Pirro
    Sofia Pirro
    Associate
    Sofia Pirro
    Sofia Pirro
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Sofia worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at BMO Capital Markets in Toronto.

    Sofia holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance (with Distinction, Dean’s List) from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University.

  • Adam Rosen
    Adam Rosen
    Associate
    Adam Rosen
    Adam Rosen
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2020

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Adam worked in the Industrials group at Goldman Sachs in New York for two years.

    Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics & Economics (co-valedictorian, summa cum laude) from Lafayette College.

  • Fabian Schaale
    Fabian Schaale
    Associate
    Fabian Schaale
    Fabian Schaale
    Associate
    Location London
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Fabian worked in the Investment Banking division at Morgan Stanley in London and in the Global Advisory team at Rothschild & Co in Frankfurt.

    Fabian holds a MSc degree in Financial Analysis (with Distinction) from London Business School and a BSc degree in Economics and Business Administration from Goethe University Frankfurt.

  • Victoria Wong
    Victoria Wong
    Associate
    Victoria Wong
    Victoria Wong
    Associate
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2021

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

    Prior to joining Onex, Victoria spent two years in the Corporate Strategy and Development group at BlackRock in New York

    Victoria holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Duke University.

  • Justin Yau
    Justin Yau
    Associate
    Justin Yau
    Justin Yau
    Associate
    Location Toronto
    Joined Onex 2021

    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 Diversified Industries (Industrials) team at J.P. Morgan in New York.

    Justin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with High Distinction) from the University of Toronto.