Morgan Stanley Investment Management Names Jill Wight As Managing Director

By Amit Chowdhry ● December 2, 2019
  • Morgan Stanley announced that it named Jill Wight as a managing director for Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s (MSIM) middle-market private equity investment team

Morgan Stanley has announced that it named Jill Wight as a managing director for Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s (MSIM) middle-market private equity investment team at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP). Wight will be an operating partner leading MSIM’s operational efforts for consumer and healthcare.

In this role, Wight is going to work closely with MSCP managing director Aaron Sack and head of portfolio operations Jim Howland.

Wight is joining MSCP from The Carlyle Group where she worked as a Principal and Head of Portfolio Operations for Carlyle Equity Opportunity Funds. And at Carlyle, Wight evaluated portfolio company performance and oversaw the implementation of operational best practices in over twenty companies.

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Wight also previously worked in the Special Situations Group at Goldman Sachs overseeing portfolio company value enhancement. Before that, Wight also worked in positions at GSC Group, Bain & Company, and Marakon Associates. Morgan Stanley pointed out that the addition of Wight reinforces MSCP’s strong culture of operational excellence.

MSCP also recently hired Sharveen Seebaluck as a vice president of portfolio operations as part of a plan to deepen its operations talent. Seebaluck joined MSCP from McKinsey & Company.