Schroder Ventures Europe has named Damon Buffini managing partner. Peter Smitham remains as chairman of the company.
Buffini joined Schroder Ventures in 1988. He became a partner in 1991 and managing partner of the London office in 1999. He has been involved in numerous buyout and development capital transactions. Prior to joining, he worked for consulting firm LEK and the Imperial Group.
In his role as managing partner, Buffini announced the appointment of seven new partners: They are Mike Garland; Gotz Mauser; Charlie Troup; Robert Van Goethem; Uwe Kolb; Kurt Bjorklund and Guy Davies.