FIRSTAVENUE HIRES LAETITIA DAS WERMES AS GLOBAL HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT

November 2018

FIRSTAVENUE HIRES LAETITIA DAS WERMES AS GLOBAL HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT

 

LONDON / NEW YORK - FIRSTavenue, a leading global private funds placement agent and investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Laetitia Das Wermes to the team as Global Head of Human Resources and Talent Development. Ms. Das Wermes will lead the firm’s Human Resources and Talent Development across its five offices in London, New York, Dallas, Hong Kong, and Sydney.

 

Ms. Das Wermes has 13 years of experience within Human Resources. Prior to joining FIRSTavenue, she spent seven years at Bain Capital in the USA where she was responsible for the recruitment and employment process across the corporate finance, investor relations, legal, compliance, HR, IT and Administration areas.  Before joining Bain Capital, Laetitia spent two years in comparable roles with Putnam Associates and three years with Altran.

 

“I am thrilled to join a dynamic team in the capital placement field and I look forward to helping FIRSTavenue continue to develop its people and attract the best talent in the industry.” commented Ms. Das Wermes.

 

Paul Buckley, Managing Partner and Founder, said, “FIRSTavenue’s most important resource is its people. Laetitia’s arrival represents a major step up in FIRSTavenue’s efforts to identify, recruit and develop staff long term. I expect her to play a critical role in taking FIRSTavenue’s people to the next level and confirming FIRSTavenue as a world class firm.”

 

About FIRSTavenue

Founded in 2006, FIRSTavenue is a leading independent global placement agent and advisory firm dedicated to raising capital for a distinguished group of alternative asset managers and private companies across private credit, private equity, real assets and real estate in both developed and emerging markets. With an experienced team of 55 professionals located in London, New York, Dallas, Hong Kong, and Sydney, FIRSTavenue provides global distribution and accessibility to an extensive network of institutional investors. For more information on FIRSTavenue, please visit www.firstavenue.com  

 

Contact:

Rachael Boorman, Head of Corporate Communications

FIRSTavenue, London

+44 20 7016 6600

rboorman@firstavenue.com