Blackstone Group Hires New Executive Director

Mar 2 2007 | 11:34am ET

The Blackstone Group has named Ravi Ramanan an executive director. Ramanan was formerly senior vice president for functional excellence at Solectron Corp. Prior to that, he served for 13 years in a number of staff and management positions at General Electric.

James Quella, senior managing director at Blackstone, said, “As we increase the focus on assisting our portfolio company management teams improve operational performance and create productivity through continuous improvement initiatives, we are delighted to add Ravi’s experience and capabilities to the Blackstone team.”


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