Gero Wittemann
Partner at Hg

Gero is a Partner, co-leading the US office having joined the firm in 2018. He sits on the boards of portfolio businesses Intelerad and Sovos, as well as The Hg Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation with a defined focus on education and technology.

He was previously a Managing Director at CVC, where he spent the previous 15 years and was part of the team that started the firm’s expansion into North America. Gero was involved with a number of CVC’s investments, including Univar and Pilot Flying J.

A fluent speaker of German, English and French, he graduated from WHU Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management with a Master’s degree in Business Administration and also attended the Olin Graduate School of Business at Washington University and HEC Lausanne.