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Advent International appoints new CFO

Advent International (Advent) has appointed Susan Gentile as chief financial officer (CFO) and Managing Director, effective 1 October, 2022. Gentile succeeds Eileen Sivolella, who has served in the role since 2009 and will assume the role of strategic advisor on an interim basis to provide continuity.

Gentile brings nearly two decades of experience across financial services. She most recently served as Chief Financial & Administrative Officer at HIG Capital, where she was responsible for leading the strategic direction of the global private investment firm since 2018, including managing its development and growing assets.

Prior to joining HIG Capital, Gentile spent almost five years at Oaktree Capital Management, where she served as Chief Accounting Officer and Managing Director, overseeing more than $100 billion in assets and 200 professionals across offices globally. Before joining Oaktree in 2013, Gentile held senior-level accounting roles at The Clorox Company and Levi Strauss. She began her career in the audit and assurance practice of Deloitte.

Gentile serves as the Audit Committee Chair for the Honest Company. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Boston University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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