Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, has appointed Katie Ossman as vice president.
Ossman (pictured) augments Water Street’s team of senior investment professionals and former executives of healthcare corporations including Baxter International, CVS Caremark Corporation, Johnson & Johnson and McKesson Corporation.
Ossman will support Water Street with identifying new investment opportunities, and developing and implementing strategic plans to expand its group of health care companies. Prior to Water Street, Ossman worked as an associate with Avista Capital Partners, where she focused on investments in the health care, consumer and industrials sectors. She began her career in investment banking with JP Morgan.
“We are pleased to add Katie to our team as we continue to invest in and grow our family of health care companies,” says Tim Dugan, managing partner, Water Street. “Our team’s unique combination of deep industry expertise and years of experience investing in and operating global healthcare businesses has been, and will continue to be, core to our success of building market-leading companies of greater long-term value across key growth sectors in healthcare.”