Paladin adds ex-CIA chief of staff to strategic advisory group


JeremyBBash-hsPrivate equity firm Paladin Capital Group has added Beacon Global Strategies founder and former chief of staff at the Department of Defense and the CIA Jeremy Bash to its strategic advisory group.

In both his roles, Bash served as a senior adviser to Leon Panetta.

Between August 2010 and March 2011, Bash was a member of the CIA’s senior management team overseeing the operation that resulted din the death of Osama Bin Laden.

He has also worked as chief counsel to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and as a senior national security advisor to Congresswoman Jane Harman.

The hiring came a fortnight after Paladin appointed former deputy director of the National Security AgencyChris Inglis as a venture partner.

Paladin founder and managing partner Michael Steed said, “Jeremy and the Beacon Global Strategies team will add a new and dynamic domestic and international viewpoint to Paladin and our portfolio companies.

“We are delighted to have Jeremy join our Strategic Advisory Group, especially as we further expand our cyber investing activity.”

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