Pantheon has promoted 32 professionals globally and made two senior appointments including a former Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners executive who spent more than a decade as a fighter pilot.
Tom Clarkson joins the investment firm as a principal in its US client services team, based in Austin, Texas, according to a statement. Clarkson previously held senior roles at Dimensional Fund Advisors and Morgan Stanley where he focused on private equity fundraising and investor relations, among other duties.
He was an F/A-18 pilot with the US Marine Corps based in the North Arabian Sea and the western Pacific Rim between 1995 and 2007, according to his Linkedin profile.
Pantheon also promoted one of its staff to partner: Hong Kong-based Alex Wilmerding. A nine-year veteran of the firm, Wilmerding is a member of the Asia investment team responsible for client relationships in Asia-Pacific.
The firm promoted seven professionals in its investment team across its San Francisco and London offices, with the remainder of the promotions across teams including client services and marketing, operations and private wealth.
Pantheon also announced three title changes including Jinman Kim to managing director and head of South Korea, and Paul Jones as chief technology officer.
Pantheon had $36.9 billion in assets under management as of 30 June including $21 billion in primary, $11 billion in secondaries, $2.4 billion in co-investment. It employs 71 investment professionals across its London, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul and Bogota offices.