Terra Firma appoints new CEO

Terra Firma Capital Partners ('Terra Firma') has announced the appointment of Andrew Géczy as Chief Executive Officer.

Géczy has spent over 25 years in leadership roles across a number of international financial organisations. Throughout his career he has been responsible for the formulation and implementation of corporate strategies across a range of businesses, as well as talent and organisational development.

He joins Terra Firma from Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), where he was CEO of International and Institutional Banking. Géczy was previously Group Executive Director and CEO of Wholesale Banking & Markets at Lloyds Banking Group. Before that, he founded and ran an investment advisory boutique and asset manager.

Prior to 2005 Géczy spent 14 years at Citigroup in a variety of roles, most notably Global Head of Structured Corporate Finance.

Géczy said, “I am pleased to be joining Terra Firma. The firm has taken an innovative approach to investment for over 20 years, and I’m looking forward to working with Guy Hands, Justin King and the team to ensure that Terra Firma continues to be at the forefront of alternative investment in Europe.”

Guy Hands, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma, said, “I am delighted to welcome Andrew, who brings with him a wealth of leadership experience in the financial services sector. I am confident that he will harness the tremendous talent which we have at Terra Firma as we transform the businesses we own, seek new opportunities for investment and deliver value for our investors.”

Géczy will join Terra Firma full-time in September 2016.

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