AEA Investors hires global head of ESG

AEA Investors has announced the hiring of the firm’s first Global Head of ESG.

Heidi DuBois will be responsible for the firm’s global ESG strategy across portfolios and at the management company level. She joins from Edelman.

“For many years AEA has recognized the value of ESG from both a risk management and a value creation perspective,” says Brian Hoesterey, Chief Executive Officer of AEA. “By incorporating material, measurable and actionable ESG considerations into our deal process, portfolio management and at the firm level, we accelerate the positive impact we have on all our stakeholders. While we are proud of the strides we have made to date with AEA’s comprehensive ESG program centered on investment diligence and portfolio company monitoring and value-creation, we remain steadfast in our commitment to continuous improvement and are pleased to welcome Heidi to AEA as we embark on a new chapter in our ESG journey.”