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CD&R Names Orla Beggs as Partner, Human Capital

Orla Beggs
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
New York, NY

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced the appointment of Orla Beggs as Partner, Human Capital. Ms. Beggs is former partner and head of the US People and Organization practice at PwC.

Ms. Beggs’ responsibilities will include leading human resources at CD&R, as well as driving people and organizational related initiatives aligned with value creation at portfolio companies. She has advised CD&R and other private equity firms on transactions in both the U.S. and Europe over the past 16 years. She has also served as a valued member of CD&R’s HR Council, a best practice sharing forum for portfolio company HR leaders.

“Orla is a talented leader whom we have come to know and respect over the past sixteen years in connection with a range of transaction and portfolio company initiatives,” said Nathan K. Sleeper, Chief Executive Officer of CD&R. “Importantly, her demonstrated thought leadership and passion for diversity and inclusion will support CD&R’s strong commitment to D&I at the Firm and across our portfolio companies.”

Ms. Beggs spent the early years of her career as a pensions actuary (being a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries in the United States) and subsequently specialized in coordinating the human capital aspects of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, and dispositions. Ms. Beggs holds a master’s degree in Mathematics from Oxford University and an M.B.A. from Manchester University.

About Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
Founded in 1978, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is a private investment firm with a strategy predicated on building stronger, more profitable businesses. Since inception, CD&R has managed the investment of $30 billion in more than 90 businesses representing a broad range of industries with an aggregate transaction value of approximately $140 billion. For more information, please visit