Big Moves: World Bank Pension, Charlesbank, Stone-Goff

The following Big Move! items appeared in the July 5 edition of Private Equity Career News:

Alona Ponomareva, manager of the European PE portfolio of the World Bank Pension, spearheaded the launch of a Paris chapter for the Private Equity Women Investor Network, or PEWIN. “The inaugural event sponsored by Tiana Rambatomanga at Willkie Farr was a fantastic opportunity for senior women to come together and create a powerful network for sharing ideas, exploring opportunities to work together and increasing the profile of female leaders in our industry,” Ponomareva wrote in a Linkedin post.


Rafael Baron joins Boston-based buyout firm Charlesbank Capital Partners as head of business development for the firm’s technology opportunities fund, according to his Linkedin profile. Baron most recently served as senior vice president-business development of software and technology at buyout firm OpenGate Capital.

William Clegg joins the newly opened London office of Swiss buyout firm Ufenau Capital Partners AG as managing director and head of investor relations, according to his Linkedin profile. Clegg recently served as a senior advisor at Jordan Associates.

Dave DeFelice joins the Boston office of business services-focused PE shop Stone-Goff Partners as a vice president-portfolio operations, a newly created role, according to a press release. DeFelice most recently served as a vice president at Dorilton.