New Mountain Finance promotes John Kline to president
Mr. Kline has served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of New Mountain Finance Corporation since January 2013. He also serves as a Managing Director of New Mountain Capital.
Prior to joining New Mountain, Mr. Kline worked at GSC Group from 2001 to 2008 as an investment analyst and trader for GSC’s control distressed and corporate credit funds.
From 1999 to 2001, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he worked in the Credit Risk Management and Advisory Group.
Mr. Kline graduated from Dartmouth College, with an A.B. degree in History.
Robert Hamwee, who previously held the title of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will continue in his capacity as CEO of NMFC.
Mr. Hamwee has served as New Mountain Finance Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer since July 2010 and President since March 2011. He also serves on the board of directors of New Mountain Finance Corporation.
Mr. Hamwee has served as a Managing Director of New Mountain Capital since 2008. Prior to joining New Mountain Capital, he served as President of GSC Group where he had day-to-day responsibility for managing GSC’s control distressed debt funds from 1999 to 2008.
Prior to 1999, Mr. Hamwee held various positions at Greenwich Street Capital Partners, the predecessor to GSC Group, and with The Blackstone Group. He has chaired numerous Creditor Committees and Bank Steering Groups, and was formerly a director of a number of public and private companies, including Envirosource, Purina Mills, and Viasystems.
Mr. Hamwee received his B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan.