Providence Equity appoints Guthrie as managing director

The media focussed private equity firm hires Michelle Guthrie from STAR to further strengthen its Asia operations.

Providence Equity Partners has appointed Michelle Guthrie to the position of managing director based in Hong Kong to strengthen coverage of the media and entertainment sectors. Guthrie last held the position of CEO of STAR, the Asian TV network owned by News Corporation.

In January, Providence hired Andrew Rickards, previously CEO of NM Rothschild in the region, to lead its efforts in Asia. Rickards starts at the private equity fund in May. Before working for Rothschild, Rickards was co-head...

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