General Atlantic appoints MD and two principals
Growth equity firm General Atlantic (GA) has promoted Robbert Vorhoff to managing director and Aaron Goldman and Amit Soni to principal.
Vorhoff is based in New York and leads GA’s global healthcare sector. Goldman and Soni are senior professionals in the firm’s New York and Mumbai offices, respectively.
“We are proud to have Robb as a managing director at GA. He is a highly talented professional who leads our investments in the healthcare sector, a dynamic industry in which we see high growth opportunities both here and abroad,” says William E Ford, chief executive of General Atlantic. “We are also pleased to promote Aaron Goldman, who has been an important contributor to GA in our financial services sector and Amit Soni, a key member of our India team based in our Mumbai office.”
Based in New York, Vorhoff is head of the firm’s global healthcare sector in which GA has invested nearly USD2bn to date. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of MedExpress, an urgent care platform in the US, and Align Networks, a physical medicine network serving the workers compensation industry. Vorhoff also played an active role in the firm’s successful investments in NYSE Euronext, RiskMetrics Group, and Grupo Qualicorp in Brazil. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2003, Vorhoff was with Greenhill Capital Partners.
Goldman joined GA in 2007 and focuses on investments in the financial services sector. Goldman is closely involved with General Atlantic's investments in Mu Sigma and Markit and played an active role in the General Atlantic’s investments in Sura Asset Management, First Republic Bank, Klarna, Pierpont Securities, Affinion, and Tory Burch. Prior to General Atlantic, Goldman spent five years with the growth equity arm of Fremont Group in San Francisco, where he made several investments in the internet, communications and healthcare sectors and served as president and chief financial officer of LPL Technologies.
Soni joined GA in 2008 and has worked in the firm’s New York, London and India offices. He is based in the firm’s Mumbai office where he focuses on investments in internet & technology, and IT services sector. Prior to General Atlantic, he worked at 3i Plc’s India office and focused on investments in the automotive, media and oil & gas sectors.
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