Advent installs Boden

Advent International has appointed Conor Boden to the newly created role of head of portfolio board development. He joins from 3i.

In the new role, Boden’s main focus will be on extending Advent’s existing operating partner programme. Experienced industrialists, operating partners work with Advent in a variety of ways including helping to identify and transact deals as well as contributing to the strategic and operational development of portfolio companies. Boden will also be responsible for setting up and managing a broader network of chairmen, non-executive directors and CEOs. He will be based in London and will initially concentrate on Western and Central Europe.