Current Capital Appoints Jody Bilney and Anna Catalano to Its Advisory Board
New York, New York, February 21, 2020 – Current Capital Partners LLC announced that Jody Bilney, an experienced senior leader in branding and marketing across a variety of industries, and Anna Catalano, an accomplished corporate director, have joined its Advisory Board.
Ms. Bilney has served as the Chief Consumer Officer of Humana, Inc., a health insurance provider specializing in care delivery and health plan administration since April 2013. Prior to that, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer for Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., a Tampa-based upscale-casual restaurant company with Outback Steakhouse as its flagship chain. Prior to joining Bloomin’ Brands, she held senior executive positions with Openwave Systems, Inc., Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., and Verizon Communications, Inc. Ms. Bilney has been responsible for strategy, brand, and business development and has led brand-transformation initiatives at her various stops throughout her career.
Ms. Bilney has served as a Director of Masonite International Corporation since January 2014, and recently joined the Board of Confluent Health, an outpatient physical and occupational therapy services provider, owned by Partners Group.
Ms. Catalano manages an active board portfolio, serving on the Boards of Directors of Willis Towers Watson, Kraton Corporation, HollyFrontier Corporation, Frontdoor, Inc., and an advisor to numerous organizations. She is a certified Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and board member of the Texas/Tri-Cities Chapter. In the not-for-profit sector, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Houston Grand Opera, and co-founder and Board Member of The World Innovation Network.
With 30+ years of corporate experience including over fifteen years as a corporate director, Ms. Catalano is a renowned expert and frequent speaker on the topics of corporate governance, innovation, and leadership, and an outspoken champion for advancing women in business. Having held executive positions in Asia, Europe, and North America, she holds a broad perspective on the challenges of operating a complex business in a global environment.
Jonathan Foster, Managing Director of Current Capital, said “We are delighted to welcome Jody and Anna to our Advisory Board. I have previously served as a director with each of them and know that our clients will appreciate their informed perspectives on many issues.”
The additions of Ms. Bilney and Ms. Catalano bring the total number of Current Capital’s Advisory Board members to 21. This group includes active and former operating executives of Fortune 500 and smaller companies. Our Advisory Board actively supports our efforts in a number of important ways, including by identifying quality executives, performing due diligence, sourcing new opportunities, and executing projects with our clients and our portfolio companies.
About Current Capital Partners LLC
Current Capital Partners LLC is an independent advisory and merchant banking firm focused primarily on the industrial and services sectors. We provide mergers and acquisitions advisory services, corporate management services and private equity investing. The mergers and acquisitions advisory effort offers high quality financial advisory services – including ideas, buy-side and sell-side execution, strategic and capital structure reviews, restructuring advisory and related services – for corporate and investment firm clients seeking an independent perspective and senior attention. In our management services effort, we manage investments, sit on Boards of Directors and provide related consulting services for other investors and financial institutions; and offer advice and expert witness services in complex corporate litigation. Our private equity investing business helps create value, primarily in lower middle market and smaller companies, with an integrated operating, finance and investment approach. Our Advisory Board and Executive Network are important advantages for our clients. Learn more at www.currentcap.com.
Jonathan F. Foster
Telephone: +1 212 223 0618
Kevin J. Smith
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