Tiger, Carlyle Vet New COO At TCI

May 5 2008 | 11:52am ET

Jim Wilk, head of operations at the Carlyle Group’s hedge fund unit, has left to join London activist shop The Children’s Investment Fund.

Wilk was named chief operating officer at TCI, succeeding Catherine O’Reilly, who resigned last year.

He joined Carlyle Blue Wave last year, serving as managing director and head of operations. Blue Wave had a difficult year in 2007, falling by double-digits. In addition to his Carlyle experience, Wilk has also spent time at hedge funds D.B. Zwirn & Co., Ramius Capital Group and Paloma Partners, as well as Tiger Management in the early 1990s.


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