GA promotes Hedley to managing director

Patricia Hedley joined General Atlantic in 1987 as an investment professional targeting companies in the business services and technology sector.

General Atlantic has promoted Patricia Hedley, head of the firm’s global marketing and communications group, to managing director. Hedley is also a member of the resources group that assists portfolio companies with operational issues such as branding and investor relations.

“I have seen GA’s growth and evolution over a long time and our focus on helping growth companies grow has been a consistent priority for us. Our collaborative global approach and the quality of our people makes GA a very special place and I am thrilled to be part of it,” said Hedley.

Prior to General Atlantic, Hedley worked with MediVision, a chain of ophthalmic surgery centers, when it was started and funded by Bain Capital. She previously served as an associate consultant with Bain & Company.

Additionally, General Atlantic promoted the following investment executives to managing director: Alexander Chulack, Cory Eaves and Brett Rochkind, all based in New York; and Gabriel Caillaux, based in London.

General Atlantic has a team of over 75 investment professionals from nine offices in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America.  Founded in 1980, GA manages $15 billion in capital and invests about $2 billion per year in growth companies.