21st July 2023 Share article

CIL announces latest round of promotions

CIL has made a series of promotions as it continues to enjoy growth across its key areas of expertise, from commercial due diligence and advanced analytics to value creation support for private equity investors and management teams across a range of sectors.

Rebecca Pigula has been promoted to Partner in recognition of her pivotal role in building CIL’s US presence. Rebecca spearheaded the launch of the Chicago office in 2018 and has been central to growing the team which now comprises 30 people.  She has also developed key US client relationships, while providing global expertise across life sciences and other sectors. Rebecca joined CIL as a graduate Analyst 13 years ago.

David Hunt becomes a Director in the Advanced Analytics practice, which has enjoyed rapid growth since its launch in 2021 as value creation becomes an increasingly important part of CIL’s toolkit. David has played a vital role in developing the product set and client relationships.

Megan Savage Shaw has also been promoted to Director in the Education & Training practice, after several years of specialisation and focus on the sector. She has been responsible for building lasting client relationships, securing several high-profile projects including Learning Pool, Learning Curve Group and Babington, as well as ensuring CIL is well-placed to tackle the market opportunity for both transactional and growth strategy engagements.

In Chicago, George Jaye has been promoted to Associate Principal, where he will continue to spearhead the growth of CIL’s Consumer practice internationally. In Paris, Nahel Rachet has been promoted to the position of Principal, continuing his leadership responsibilities for CIL’s French operations. Similarly, in Munich, Florian Wohlfart has earned a promotion to Principal, taking charge of CIL’s presence throughout the DACH region.

Ed Selman, Jack Turner and Matt Evans have been promoted to Senior Manager. Alex Hamilton, Chloe Panzetta, Katy Mascord, Marcus Parish, Naomi Curtis and Louis Case have been promoted to Manager.

Aashna Goel, Alex Liu, Ben Park, Billy Elliston, Chris Klein, Colin Winchester, Dirk van der Tang, Ed Shorland, Ella Reeman, Izzy James, Macsen Lambert, Riccardo Lomonco, Rob Marshall, Sabrina Allhusen, Wilfred Woolf and Will Mills have all been promoted to Senior Analyst.

On the operational side of the business, Alice Dinsmore has been promoted to Global Head of Support, Ben Thacker has been promoted to Commercial Development Manager, Beth Watson has been promoted to EA & London Support Team Manager, Anna Davies has been promoted to HR Specialist, Becky O’Brien to Management Accountant and Lydia Owen to FP&A Accountant.

Commenting on the promotions, Jon Whiteman, Managing Partner at CIL, said: “The promotions announced today are highly deserved and a testament to CIL’s ability to grow and develop talent. It is great to see the energy and entrepreneurial spirit across the business as it continues to grow and build its international presence.”


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