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Permira appoints former Meta exec as senior advisor

Global private equity firm Permira has appointed Carolyn Everson, a former Meta executive with over 28 years of experience working with internet and digital media companies, as a senior adviser.

Global private equity firm Permira has appointed Carolyn Everson, a former Meta executive with over 28 years of experience working with internet and digital media companies, as a senior adviser.

Everson joined Facebook, now known as Meta, pre-IPO, serving as vice president of global marketing solutions where she oversaw a global team of more than 4,000 people across 50 countries and over $80 billion in revenue. Her career also includes senior roles at Instacart, Microsoft and Viacom’s MTV Networks.

Everson presently serves on the boards of The Walt Disney Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Villanova University, the Humane Society of the United States and Columbia Medical School. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Permira is already an active investor in internet and digital media with a portfolio that includes: Adevinta, Allegro, AllTrails, Ancestry.com, BestSecret, Boats Group, Catawiki, Flixbus, Klarna, LegalZoom, McAfee, The Knot Worldwide, and Zwift.
 

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