Jonathan Russell, the global head of buyouts at UK firm
The move was officially announced at the EVCA’s annual symposium, which this year was held in Madrid. Schühsler, managing partner of German venture capital outfit TVM Capital, held the position since summer 2007.
Russell joined 3i in 1986 and has been closely involved with
Russell said of his new role: “The private equity industry also needs to demonstrate that it is committed to self-regulation on corporate governance, reporting, valuation and transparency if we are to avoid having the scope of the industry’s operations substantially affected. This is going to be a year of pressure and of change and I intend to do everything I can, with the EVCA Secretariat, to ensure that that change does not inhibit the continued success of the private equity industry in Europe.”