Xavier joins in the newly created role and will be responsible for CVC Credit’s business infrastructure
CVC Credit Partners is pleased to announce that Xavier Himmer has today joined as Partner and Chief Operating Officer. Xavier will be responsible for oversight and strategic development of CVC Credit’s business infrastructure, including operations, finance, legal & compliance, technology and HR. He will be based in London and will be a member of CVC Credit’s Operating Board.
Xavier has over 20 years of leadership experience in the global asset management industry. He was formerly a Partner & COO at Cheyne Capital in London, where he spent eight years. Prior to this, Xavier has held multiple management roles within the asset management industry, including two years as COO at Stigma Partners in Switzerland and eight years as COO of Altedge Capital, a business he also co-founded. He began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co.
Hamish Buckland, Chairman of CVC Credit Partners, said: “I am very pleased to announce Xavier’s decision to join CVC Credit Partners. Over the last few years we’ve experienced a significant increase in the scale and complexity of the firm and this has highlighted the need for a more strategic approach to managing the risks that come with this growth and to exploiting the advantages that come with scale. Xavier’s skillset makes him the ideal candidate to take on the challenge of developing a world-class operational platform on which we can continue to build CVC Credit Partners into a market leader.”
Xavier Himmer added: “I have watched CVC Credit go from strength to strength over the last few years and have admired what has been achieved. This is an ambitious business with an impressive team and I look forward to contributing my experience to the next phase of development.”