Altas Partners (“Altas”), a long-term oriented private equity investment firm, today announced the appointment of Robin Washington to the firm’s Advisory Board. A seasoned executive with deep leadership and financial experience across the healthcare and technology sectors, Ms. Washington joins a distinguished group of investors and executives who help Altas identify and invest in high-quality businesses across a range of industries.
“We are excited to welcome Robin to the Altas Advisory Board,” said Andrew Sheiner, Founder and Managing Partner of Altas Partners. “Robin has more than two decades of experience driving the strategic and financial growth of global industry leaders. Her expertise, judgement and insight on a wide array of topics will be immensely valuable for our team and the executives who lead our businesses. "
In addition to her role at Altas as an Advisory Board member, Ms. Washington is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Alphabet, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., and Salesforce.com. She serves as Chair of the leadership development and compensation committees for Alphabet, Inc. and Chair of the audit committee for Salesforce.com. Previously, Ms. Washington served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gilead Sciences, Inc., from 2008 to 2019, where she oversaw Global Finance, Facilities and Operations, Investor Relations and the Information Technology organizations. Prior to Gilead, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Hyperion Solutions Inc., which was sold to Oracle Corporation in 2007. For additional background please visit www.altas.com/people.
“I have great admiration for Altas’ talented team of investment professionals and its experience investing in and thoughtfully building great businesses as a true long-term partner,” said Ms. Washington. “I look forward to supporting the firm and working alongside portfolio company management teams as they develop and execute their most important strategic initiatives.”