Chicago, IL, June 5, 2018 – TillmanCarlson, one of the country’s leading executive search boutiques, is pleased to announce the successful recruitment of Kush Jhawar as the Global Chief Information Officer for Warburg Pincus.
Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Jhawar served as Managing Director, CIO for HR at Accenture where he led the innovation and transformation efforts supporting Accenture’s over 400,000 professional global workforce. Jhawar rejoined Accenture in 2006 and was a key leader in the firm’s global IT function, serving in functional and regional CIO roles over the last 12 years. In addition, Jhawar served in key technology leadership roles at Bluemeteor, eMac Digital and Schwak! where he led a variety of development and e-Commerce initiatives over the previous decade. He began his career at Accenture in 1994 and has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.
“Warburg Pincus is one of the world’s most successful private equity firms in the world and the firm’s track record over 50 years is enviable,” stated TillmanCarlson’s CEO, Kelly Carlson. “Kush brings extensive experience in a global professional services firm combined with the leadership style, values and eye towards innovation to assist Warburg as the firm continues to invest in technology to support and partner with entrepreneurs to build highly successful companies. We’re extremely pleased with the outcome and proud to have been selected to partner with Warburg Pincus on this important search.”
About Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The firm has more than $44 billion in assets under management. The firm’s active portfolio of more than 140 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. Warburg Pincus is an experienced partner to management teams seeking to build durable companies with sustainable value. Founded in 1966, Warburg Pincus has raised 16 private equity funds, including a $4 billion energy fund that closed in October 2014, which have invested more than $60 billion in over 780 companies in more than 40 countries. The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, Mauritius, San Francisco, Sao Paulo and Shanghai.
TillmanCarlson is an established executive search and advisory firm recognized as one of the country’s leading executive search boutiques. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Chicago, the firm focuses on executive search and coaching at the most senior levels in the market while serving clients across the country in a variety of industries.