Tenzing brings entrepreneur Glenn Elliott into the team to support portfolio growth
London 30 March 2020 – UK lower mid-market investor, Tenzing, today announces the appointment of entrepreneur Glenn Elliott to its growing team.
Glenn is a serial entrepreneur and brings two decades of CEO experience to Tenzing. In 2006 he founded the fast growth HR Tech business Reward Gateway and he led that through two periods of private equity ownership before stepping back as CEO in 2017. He has chaired Tenzing’s Entrepreneurs Panel since its inception in 2017.
Glenn will recruit and develop a team that helps portfolio company CEOs and management teams to grow their businesses. He will continue to lead the Entrepreneurs Panel and play a vital role in Tenzing’s development into becoming the best home for the UK’s most talented and ambitious technology entrepreneurs.
On joining the team, Glenn said: “I’m delighted to join the Tenzing team who I’ve been close to for some time. They are genuinely building something unique in private equity with an unwavering support for the most ambitious entrepreneurs. We have a fantastic portfolio of companies and a strong and focussed mission. It’s truly an honour to be able to work with and support the next generation of successful tech entrepreneurs with the team.”
Glenn will report directly to Guy Gillon, Managing Partner at Tenzing and will recruit and develop a growth team to support the portfolio.
Guy Gillon added: “It is the toughest time right now for all entrepreneurs navigating this current crisis. However, entrepreneurs are both resilient and creative and with the right support they will make it through these challenging times. This appointment underlines our commitment to entrepreneurship in the UK and demonstrates how we continue to support our management teams”
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Guy Gillon, Tenzing Private Equity
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About Tenzing Private Equity: Tenzing Private Equity is an independent private equity firm, based in London, that targets buyout investments in high growth businesses, valued between £10m and £75m, across the UK and Ireland. Founded in 2015, the firm invests in niche market leaders and challenger businesses across a broad range of industry sectors.
The firm believes in supporting, inspiring and investing alongside high energy, high performance management teams with which it has a shared vision. Tenzing brings unique access to a select group of entrepreneurs, its Entrepreneurs Panel, who have founded and grown some of the best lower middle market SMEs through multiple successful phases of private equity investment. Access to this growth ecosystem provides the Tenzing portfolio companies with unrivalled insight, experience and mentoring to support their high growth development.