Gary Hughes

Practice experience:Country:United KingdomOffice:LondonJoined Apax:

2012

Gary Hughes 

Experience and qualifications

Gary Hughes joined The Operational Excellence Team at Apax as an Adviser in October 2012 following an extensive career in both the public and private equity markets as a senior executive. He is an experienced international operator and at Apax works with our deal teams on operational pre-acquisition due diligence; with our portfolio companies on improving performance, change management and business process improvement; and, provides interim management support where needed. He is currently a director of J Sainsbury Plc, SECC Limited and is Apax's representative on the board of Smart Technologies Inc in Canada. His career has taken him from investment banking to various roles across the FMCG, international hotel, media and gaming sectors. At Apax he has thus far supported King.com where he was interim CFO, Smart Technologies, General Healthcare Group and Sisal to date, amongst other assignments.

Investments

Investments include:

King

Leading provider of games on mobile devices and social networks

SMART Technologies

Leading global provider of interactive collaboration products and technologies

General Healthcare Group Limited

The largest private hospitals operator in the UK

Sisal SpA

Lotteries and gaming

Current directorships

SMART Technologies

Leading global provider of interactive collaboration products and technologies

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