Rick Haythornthwaite Joins Moelis & Company as an Advisory Partner

London, March 06, 2018

Moelis & Company (NYSE: MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Rick Haythornthwaite as an Advisory Partner, based in London.

Mr. Haythornthwaite’s executive and non-executive experience across the energy, industrial, and technology sectors spans nearly 40 years. In his capacity as an Advisory Partner, Mr. Haythornthwaite will continue his service as a non-executive board member at a number of companies, including his role as Chairman of MasterCard Inc., Chairman of Centrica PLC, and Chairman and Founder of QiO Technologies Ltd.

Mr. Haythornthwaite began his career at BP PLC, having held various executive roles throughout his 17-year tenure, including Chief Geologist at BP France, General Manager of Magnus Oilfield and President of BP Venezuela.  Following his work at BP, he continued to build leadership experience in the energy and industrials industries as Corporate and Commercial Director of Premier Oil PLC for two years and four years as CEO of Blue Circle Industries until its merger with Lafarge in 2001. Mr. Haythornthwaite went on to serve as CEO of Invensys PLC between 2001 and 2005 and most recently as a Partner at Star Capital Partners Ltd until 2013.

Ken Moelis, Chairman and CEO of Moelis & Company, said, “Rick is an incredibly successful and highly-regarded industrialist. His decades of experience building and leading public companies in the energy, industrials, and technology sectors will be a valuable resource for our clients in Europe and around the world. Throughout Rick’s career, in both executive and non-executive roles, he has led numerous companies through mergers, acquisitions, and other complex transactions at nearly every stage of the business life cycle. Our clients will undoubtedly benefit from Rick’s deep relationships and unique background as they continue to navigate the disruption in the industries in which he specializes.”

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