Steve Hare is Head of the Portfolio Support Group. He
joined Apax in 2009 and is based in London. He currently
serves on the Operating Board of D+S Netrada.
Prior to joining Apax, Steve served as a public company CFO with
Invensys, Spectris and Marconi.
Steve is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce from
Liverpool University and has a wealth of global industrial
experience, having worked and lived in Europe, America and
Seth Brody is a Partner and Co-Head of the
Portfolio Support Group. Seth joined Apax Partners in 2008. His
prior experience includes time spent at Orbitz Worldwide,
Priceline.com and several other leading ecommerce brands.
Seth has a BA in American Studies/History
from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Gary Hughes joined Apax Partners in October 2012. He is an
experienced public company CFO who has extensive operating
experience, particularly in the media and retail sectors with
companies such as Gala Coral, United Business Media and Scottish
Media. He is currently on the board of Sainburys plc and chairs
their Audit Committee. He is also a Non Executive Director of the
Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre Ltd.
Nick Hartman is an Operating Executive in the Portfolio
Support Group and joined Apax Partners in 2009.
Prior to joining Apax, Nick held senior management positions at
Orbitz Worldwide and Accenture, which included profit/loss
responsibilities, international expansion, and consulting for
Fortune 500 retail and high technology clients.
Nick holds a BSc from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana
University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at
Jason is an Operations Specialist in the PSG team having
previously held the role of Interim Global Technology Director at
Apax Partners. Prior to joining Apax in 2009, Jason founded a
management consulting business in the Channel Islands. He has
operated in retail, digital, technology, alternative investments,
finance, law and consulting industries. Holding previous operating
positions at board and executive level, his specialty areas revolve
around supply chain, business operations and technology.
Jason holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce & Industry
and an MBA in Technology Management from the Open University.
Jodi Krakower is an Analyst in the Portfolio Support
Group and joined Apax Partners in 2010. Prior to joining Apax,
Jodi worked at [x+1], a premier digital marketing agency, where she
specialised in Web Analytics. Jodi holds a BA in Economics from
Jon Simmons is an Operations Specialist in the
Portfolio Support Group. He joined Apax Partners in 2012 and is
based in New York.
Prior to joining Apax, Jon was the Founder and
Principal at Clearsearch Media, where he led digital strategy for a
diverse portfolio of clients ranging from early stage ventures to
global companies. Prior to founding Clearsearch in 2006, Jon was
the Director of Marketing Operations at Walkaway Media, an online
lead aggregator in the travel industry, and also held various
positions at priceline.com.
Jon holds a BA in Economics and German from Middlebury