Pritzker Group Private Capital names David Gau operating partner


gauPritzker Group Private Capital has hired David Gau as an operating partner at its manufactured products team.

Gau, pictured, most recently served as CEO of Intersystems, a global manufacturer of material handling equipment for the agriculture industry.

He has also worked as executive vice president of global commercial operations for Gates Corp and president of Air System Components, a division of Tomkins.

Gau wil be based in Chicago and will lead the firm’s manufactured products investment and operations team alongside investment partner Michael Nelson.

Pritzker managing partner Paul Carbone said, “David’s experience building global businesses and history of driving operational excellence makes him the right person to focus and support our companies’ growth plans.”

Earlier this year Pritzker Group’s venture arm led a $20m Series C for merchant payments business Swipely.

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