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Goldman private equity executive Pontarelli to retire: Reuters

Jan 11, 2017 - peHUB
Board and Executive Moves

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) executive Ken Pontarelli, who helped lead the firm’s private equity investments in the energy sector, is retiring, according to an internal memo.

Pontarelli had spent 22 years at Goldman and most recently served as chief investment officer of West Street Energy Partners, the bank’s fund focused on renewable energy and natural resources.

Scott Lebovitz will replace Pontarelli.

A bank spokesman confirmed the contents of the memo on Wednesday.

Pontarelli joined Goldman in 1992 as an investment banking analyst. After working in various roles in debt capital markets and banking, he joined the firm’s private equity division in 1999 to build its energy and natural resources investing unit. He was named managing director in 2004 and partner in 2...