New York, NY and Menlo Park, CA. November 9, 2017
Oak Hill Capital Partners IV announced today that it has named T. Michael Glenn (“Mike Glenn”) a Senior Advisor and Operating Consultant. Mike Glenn formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporate Services since 2000. Mike will consult across Oak Hill Capital’s private equity portfolio, leveraging his deep experience in marketing, sales strategy, customer service, corporate communications, and talent management.
Mike is a 35-year veteran of FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), a $60 billion publicly-traded company and leading global provider of transportation, e-commerce, and business services. Mike joined FedEx Express in 1981, and became Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Customer Service, and Corporate Communications for FedEx in 1993, where he was responsible for directing all marketing, customer service, employee communications, and public relations activities. Since 2000, Mike also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporate Services, managing all marketing, sales, customer service, and retail operations functions for the FedEx Corporation operating companies, including FedEx Office. Mike served as Executive Vice President, Market Development and Corporate Communications for FedEx Corporation until his retirement on December 31, 2016. He was a member of the firm’s five-person Executive Committee, responsible for planning and executing the corporation’s strategic business activities.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to Oak Hill Capital’s talented team of operating professionals. His passionate leadership, strategic vision, and intellect were instrumental in transforming the FedEx portfolio and brand, and immeasurably improved global commerce. Given his many accomplishments at Fedex, we believe Mike’s breadth of operating expertise will be immediately additive to our portfolio companies, as we continue to be a true value-added partner to management, execute on our pre-defined strategic and operational initiatives, and systematically maximize franchise value,” said Tyler Wolfram, Managing Partner at Oak Hill Capital.
Mike Glenn commented, “I have a great deal of respect for Oak Hill Capital’s strong franchise and successful history of private equity investing over the past 30+ years. I am particularly excited to join the exceptional group of experienced operating professionals that Oak Hill has assembled over the last decade. This distinguished group, in combination with the firm’s tight-knit relationships with its management teams, have made this a highly attractive opportunity. I look forward to working closely with the firm and its portfolio companies.”
About Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill is a private equity firm managing funds with more than $10 billion of initial capital commitments since inception from leading global endowments and foundations, public and corporate pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, consultants, and family offices. Over the past 30+ years, the professionals at Oak Hill and its predecessors have invested in 85 significant private equity transactions across broad segments of the U.S. and global economies. Oak Hill applies an industry-focused, theme-based approach to investing in the following sectors: Consumer, Retail & Distribution; Industrials; Media & Communications; and Services. Oak Hill works actively in partnership with management to implement strategic and operational initiatives to create franchise value. For more information, please visit www.oakhillcapital.com.