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The Lancer Group places Ben Levitan as CEO of Metalogix (backed by Permira)

calendarJuly 19, 2016
The Lancer Group places Ben Levitan as CEO of Metalogix (backed by Permira)

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Lancer Group places Ben Levitan as Chief Executive Officer at Metalogix, premier provider of unified cloud management software to migrate, manage, and secure content across enterprise collaboration platforms. Metalogix is backed by global private equity firm, Permira.

In this new role, Ben will report to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for leading all functions of the company on a global basis.

Ben brings to Metalogix over 20 years of experience leading technology and services companies, both privately-funded and publicly-traded. Most recently, he served as President of Cedalion Partners during which time he served as an Advisor to several early stage ventures in the software, retail, and medical industries.

Prior to Cedalion Partners, Ben served as a Partner at In-Q-Tel, an early stage technology investment firm. He was previously Chief Executive Officer and Director at iMakeNews and Chief Executive Officer and President of EnvoyWolrdWide.

Ben holds a B.A. in Political Science from Union College in New York.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About Metalogix
Metalogix is a leading provider of trusted online management tools for mission-critical collaboration platforms. Over 14,000 clients in 86 countries now rely on their tools to monitor, migrate, store, synchronise, archive, secure and back up their platforms.

About Permira
Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €25 billion. The Permira funds make long-term investments in companies with the objective of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. In the past 30 years, the Permira funds have made over 200 private equity investments in five key sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials and Technology. Permira employs over 200 people including 130 professionals in 14 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874

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