Blue Sea Capital Welcomes J. Thomas Bowler, Jr.December 15, 2015
Blue Sea Capital LLC (“Blue Sea”) today announced that J. Thomas Bowler, Jr., former Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Organization for the United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”), has joined Blue Sea Capital as Advisory Partner – Human Capital. Mr. Bowler’s primary responsibilities will focus on assisting Blue Sea Capital and its portfolio companies achieve human capital excellence.
Mr. Bowler most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Organization for the United Technologies Corporation, where he reported directly to UTC’s Chairman & CEO. Mr. Bowler has vast experience with leadership and talent development, executive compensation, industrial relations, international / emerging markets and corporate communications. Over the course of his 34 year career with UTC, Mr. Bowler held senior positions at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Carrier Corporation and Hamilton Sundstrand. Among other accomplishments and responsibilities, Mr. Bowler was a member of the 2011 Goodrich acquisition negotiations team, was actively involved with UTC’s board of directors and represented UTC at annual shareholder meetings.
“We welcome Tom to the firm and look forward to working closely with him on developing our portfolio companies into great businesses that deliver superior investment returns,” said J.R. Davis, a Partner at Blue Sea Capital.
Blue Sea Capital (www.blueseacapital.com) is a private equity firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida, that invests in growth-oriented lower middle market companies with EBITDA of up to $30 million. The firm has over $1.3 billion in committed capital and invests across three industry verticals: aerospace & defense, healthcare and industrial growth. Blue Sea Capital’s strategy is to partner with talented leaders and differentiated companies, typically as the first or second institutional investor, and deliver strategic and operational value-add that drives growth acceleration, industry outperformance and business transformation.