Blackstone appoints Marc Bolland as head of European portfolio operations

Blackstone has appointed Marc Bolland head of European portfolio operations of its private equity businesses.

Bolland was formerly chief executive of Marks and Spencer and previously chief executive of Morrisons and chief operating officer of Heineken. He will start on 19 September 2016.
 
Joseph Baratta, global head of private equity at Blackstone, says: We are delighted that Marc is joining us. He has had an outstanding career leading and developing major international businesses, and I am sure he will add great value to our current and future portfolio businesses.”
 
Bolland says: “I am very pleased to be joining a firm of the quality and scale of Blackstone. I look forward to working with its extraordinary team and the Blackstone owned businesses to drive growth and to add value for investors.”

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