Monument Capital Group Holdings LLC announced today that Christophe Bejach joined the firm as a Managing Director of European Operations.
Mr. Bejach comes to Monument Capital Group Holdings with a successful 22-year career in private equity finance. His duties to Monument Capital Group Holdings LLC (MCGH) include expanding the European impact of the international investment holding company focusing on the global security industries.
During Mr. Bejach's 7-year position as executive board member of the Edmond de Rothschild Group's holding company in France, he has profitably founded two midcap private equity funds, and the "L'Avion" airline.
From May 2012 to January 2014, Mr. Bejach served French Minister of Economy and Industry Arnaud Montebourg, advising on national industrial policy. He held responsibilities pertaining to the industries of aerospace, defense, energy and mining.
"Having Christophe join the Monument Capital Group Holdings team is a valuable addition to our European presence," said Douglas B. Baker, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of MCGH. "His range of experience as a principal investor in private equity and alternative asset investing will expand our international footprint and add value to the MCGH team."
Mr. Bejach earned his Master's in Business Administration from Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) de Paris, one of the world's most renowned business schools. Prior to that, he completed his master degree in computer sciences and applied math. In 2006, Mr. Bejach co-founded Terra Nova, one of the leading think tanks in France.
"With the appointment of Mr. Bejach, the firm is accelerating its international investment activities in the consolidation of the high growth, technology-based companies in the global security industries with a focus in cyber and critical infrastructure protection," said Joel-Andre Ornstein, Chairman. "I am thrilled we have the opportunity to work together again, and have Christophe as a member of the MCGH team, on another unique and exciting project."