Apax appoints former Energis chief

Following his media-savvy brother Stephen, Mike Grabiner has joined Apax to target telecoms opportunities.

Apax Partners has announced the appointment of Mike Grabiner, former Chief Executive of Energis plc, as a Director, with immediate effect. Prior to joining Energis, Grabiner was Director of BT Europe, as well as being a board member of BT Telecommunicaciones SA.

Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of Apax Partners Holdings, believes that Grabiner’s global sector knowledge will benefit Apax both in terms of identifying new opportunities within the telecoms sector and in supporting companies in which Apax has made investments.

Mike joins his brother Stephen, former Chief Executive at ONdigital plc, who focuses on media and communication investments at Apax Partners.