Brown Brothers Harriman Appoints Six New General Partners

February 21, 2024
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH) is pleased to announce the appointment of six new General Partners: Christian Brunet, Hilary Capay, Orla Foley, Neil Hohmann, William Hyder, and Bradley Langer effective January 1, 2024.

February 21, 2024 –Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH) is pleased to announce the appointment of six new General Partners: Christian Brunet, Hilary Capay, Orla Foley, Neil Hohmann, William Hyder, and Bradley Langer effective January 1, 2024.

“We congratulate Chris, Hilary, Orla, Neil, Bill, and Brad,” said William Tyree, Managing Partner. “Our new Partners each bring substantial BBH experience, deep product and service expertise, and a broad set of distinctive skills to their respective roles. Their appointments support the recent growth of the firm, natural leadership succession, and ongoing new product innovation and rollout. We are delighted to welcome them into the Partnership.”

Christian Brunet joined BBH in 2006 and serves as Head of Strategy, Finance, and Operations for Private Banking and Investment Management. In this role, he advises on the strategic and financial direction of the PB and IM businesses and oversees the day-to-day execution of the operational model to support them. Prior to his current assignment, Christian served as the Global Head of Human Resources and before that held various leadership roles in Private Banking and Investment Management in client service, marketing, strategy, investing, and operations. He holds a B.A. from Colby College, an MBA from Yale University, and is a CFA charterholder. Christian is resident in the Boston office.

Hilary Capay joined BBH in 1995 and is responsible for the firm’s Finance Division, including the Treasury and the Network & Counterparty Relationship Management practice. In this role, she is responsible for the firm’s balance sheet, its liquidity management, and oversight of the extensive network of correspondent banks with which BBH partners to deliver its services globally to clients. Prior to joining the Finance Division, Hilary began her career in Fund Accounting within the Investor Services business and later transferred to Treasury where she has held a variety of management positions. She holds a B.A. from Tufts University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Hilary is resident in the New York office.

Orla Foley joined BBH in 1997 and serves as the Global Head of Relationship Management for Investor Services. In this role, she leads Investor Service’s Relationship Management teams across the globe, sets strategy for the Client Management function and personally leads a number of BBH’s largest client relationships. Prior to this assignment, Orla held various client-facing, project, and risk management positions at BBH in both our Dublin and Luxembourg offices. She holds a Bachelor of Civil Law from University College Dublin, and a postgraduate degree from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business. Orla was also awarded the professional designation of Certified Investment Fund Director by the CIFD Institute in 2019. After relocating from Dublin in August 2023, Orla is resident in the Boston office.

Neil Hohmann joined BBH in 2006 and serves as the Head of Credit Alternatives and co-portfolio manager for our taxable fixed income strategies in Investment Management. In that role, he heads the Credit Alternatives team and leads investment in asset-backed securities, commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities, and financial institution credit. He is an active member of BBH's Market Risk Oversight Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Neil was director of Structured Products at Munich Reinsurance and a director of research at Swiss Reinsurance. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. Neil is resident in the New York office.

Bill Hyder joined BBH in 2002 and oversees the Southeast Region for Private Banking. In this role, he is responsible for market expansion, business development, relationship management, and talent development, as the firm grows its footprint in this expanding region of activity for Private Banking. Bill also personally leads a number of BBH’s largest private client relationships. Prior to this role, Bill oversaw a portfolio of Multi Family Office clients; advising private business owners, endowments and foundations, and substantial families and individuals on the full suite of Private Banking solutions. He holds a B.A. from Davidson College, an MBA from Vanderbilt University and is a CFA charterholder. Bill is resident in the Charlotte office.

Brad Langer joined BBH in 2001 and is responsible for BBH Capital Partners (BBHCP), the Private Equity Investment Division of Private Banking. He is Co-Manager of the BBHCP IV, V and VI funds and in this role, oversees the day-to-day management of BBHCP’s investing activities, including investment sourcing, suitability evaluation, transaction execution, portfolio company guidance and post-investment oversight. Prior to BBH, Brad was actively involved in evaluating and managing private equity and private debt investments at JH Whitney & Co. and Paribas Capital Funding. He holds a B.S.B.A. from Bucknell University. Brad is resident in the New York Office.

About Brown Brothers Harriman

BBH is a diversified, global financial services firm founded in 1818, headquartered in New York City, and organized as a private partnership. It counts among its clients global banks, institutional investors, privately-held companies, foundations and endowments, and substantial families and individuals. It serves its clients through three business lines: Investor Services, Private Banking, and Investment Management. The firm is highly regarded for its exceptional client service, technology expertise, and tailored advice.

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