Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading independent global infrastructure investor, today announced that Scott Stanley has been elected an Operating Partner of the Firm. Additionally, Scott Telesz joined GIP today from Praxair Inc. as an Operating Partner.
Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner of GIP commented, “Scott Stanley joined GIP in 2007 as its first Operating Principal and over the years he has consistently demonstrated a standard of excellence in leading waves of productivity increases and driving earnings growth through the effective use of portfolio company resources and GIP’s initiatives and business management tools. His impact at both London City and Gatwick propelled GIP into the very top tier of airport operators globally.
On Scott Telesz’s appointment, Mr. Ogunlesi said, “Prior to joining GIP, Scott Telesz spent eight years at Praxair Inc. where for the last six years he was an Executive Vice President and led industrial gas product lines that generated in excess of $6 Billion in annual revenue and employed over 12,000 people. Before joining Praxair Inc., Mr. Telesz spent nine years at GE/SABIC where he ran a number of product businesses in GE Plastics and GE Supply. Before GE/SABIC he spent seven years at McKinsey and Company after graduating from Duke University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and earning an MBA from Harvard Business School. We are delighted that Scott Telesz has joined GIP and will add his capabilities to those of our already outstanding Operating Team.”