J.P. Morgan Partners adds nanotech exec.

Feb. 7, 2002 – New York, NY – Alan Marty has joined JPMorgan Partners (JPMP), the private equity arm of J. P. Morgan Chase & Co., as an executive-in-residence to drive the expansion of the firm’s investment in the nanotechnology arena.

Marty will work closely with an interdisciplinary team at JPMP to evaluate and manage new investments in nanotechnology applications that will overlap with many of the investments that JPMorgan Partners currently holds in its Life Science and Technology practice group portfolios.

Marty brings both a business and technology perspective on nanotechnology to JPMP. While at Hewlett-Packard, Marty was GM of the IC business with responsibility for all aspects of the multi-national enterprise. At Agilent Technologies, Marty was GM of the microdisplay business, an early entrant into commercialized nanotechnology.

“Alan Marty brings a wealth of unique experience to our firm and deep understanding of how to evaluate the most viable options in the nanotechnology field. We feel his experience as an engineer, businessman and as a leader will help JPMP to navigate one of the hottest fields in technology today and will create value for our portfolio companies, our clients and our investors,” said Shahan Soghikian, partner and head of JPMP’s San Francisco office.

Marty will be based in the San Francisco office of JPMorgan Partners.


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