TPG (NASDAQ: TPG), a global alternative asset management firm, announced that effective today, Partner and Board Member Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri has been named Chief Operating Officer of the firm. As COO, Vazquez-Ubarri will lead TPG’s operational functions globally to enable the firm’s strategic business and investment priorities. She will continue to partner closely with CEO Jon Winkelried and the rest of the firm’s leadership team to develop and drive TPG’s growth strategy. Vazquez-Ubarri succeeds Ken Murphy, who will retire from the firm after a planned transition period.

Vazquez-Ubarri joined TPG in 2018 and most recently served as Partner and Chief Human Resources Officer of the firm. She is responsible for developing and implementing a multi-year human resources strategy that reflects the current and future state of the business, prioritizes talent development and management, and helped institutionalize TPG’s culture of inclusivity, transparency, and innovation. This strategy was critical to executing TPG’s 2022 IPO and several other important firm growth initiatives. In addition, Vazquez-Ubarri is a founding member of TPG NEXT, the firm’s strategy to seed and stake diverse investment managers, and she currently serves as a senior sponsor and investment committee member for TPG NEXT’s inaugural fund. Anna Edwin, TPG’s Global Head of Talent, will become the Global Head of Human Resources, reporting to Vazquez-Ubarri.

Before joining TPG, Vazquez-Ubarri spent more than a decade at Goldman Sachs, where she last served as the firm’s Global Head of Talent and Chief Diversity Officer. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Vazquez-Ubarri was an Associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP in the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits group. She currently serves as a Director on the boards of Upwork Inc. and Greenhouse Software and on the boards of nonprofit companies Teach for America-Bay Area, the Vera Institute of Justice, and Charter School Growth Fund.

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