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The Lancer Group places Jose Rivero as Chief Executive Officer- in-Residence at Alpine Investors

calendarOctober 6, 2016
The Lancer Group places Jose Rivero as Chief Executive Officer- in-Residence at Alpine Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Lancer Group places Jose Rivero as Chief Executive Officer-in- Residence at Alpine Investors, a values-driven private equity firm that specializes in investing in founder-owned, middle market companies in the software, online, and business services industries.

Alpine Investors follows a “PeopleFirst” philosophy and strategy that centers on the fundamental belief that the key to success is working with, learning from, and developingexceptional people. The firm’s business model is built around a CEO-in-Residence (CIR) program where CEOs partner with the firm’s deal sourcing capabilities to find, invest in, and run companies that fit Alpine’s investment criteria.

Jose Rivero will oversee the firm’s business services investments. He joins Alpine Investors from Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ: CTSH), a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, where he served as General Manager and Head of the Business Process Services Markets unit and was responsible for the global P&L of the BPO division.

Prior to Cognizant Technology Solutions, Jose spent 8 years at Accenture as Global Managing Director of Health and Public Service BPO and the Custom BPO Services Divisions.

He started his career at McKinsey and later went on to hold senior leadership roles at ADP for 9 years.

Jose holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Masters/Bachelors in Engineering from MIT.

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 Alpine Investors
Alpine Investors is a values-driven private equity firm committed to building enduring, purpose-driven companies through its unique PeopleFirst model. Leading with a focus on people, Alpine invests in founder-owned, middle-market companies in the software, online and business services industries. Alpine has raised over $900 million of committed capital and invested in more than 50 companies since its inception in 2001.

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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