Sovereign appts 2

Sovereign Capital has named Kevin Whittle as director of portfolio services and Paul Egan has joined as investment manager.

Whittle joins from ISIS Equity Partners, where he had worked forspent three years as portfolio director representing the firm’s funds on a number of portfolio company boards. Before that, he worked for five years within a private equity-backed group of companies, first as CFO and then as group CEO. A chartered accountant, Kevin has also worked in the corporate finance advisory departments of Deloitte’s and Ernst & Young, in the latter role he advised management teams on private equity transactions.

Egan joins from Kleinwort Capital, where he was involved in a number of transactions over three years including the MBO of Vivista Limited, a provider of information and communication technology and business support services to the public sector, from Securicor plc. Before that, he was a management consultant with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.