Pete Cimmet is Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at J.D. Power, the global leader in consumer data and analytics. Mr. Cimmet is responsible for mergers and acquisitions and other strategic initiatives to accelerate the company’s growth in its targeted markets globally. The company serves a variety of industries, including automotive, financial services, insurance, telecommunications, healthcare, energy, utilities, and hospitality and travel.
Mr. Cimmet is a seasoned executive with experience in corporate management, private equity, and investment banking. Before joining J.D. Power, Mr. Cimmet was a Managing Director of XIO Group, a global private equity firm. Prior to XIO Group, Mr. Cimmet was a Managing Director and Partner of Olympus Capital, an Asia-focused private equity fund. Before Olympus Capital, Mr. Cimmet was a member of the Executive Committee and the Global Head of Strategy and Business Development at Arysta LifeScience, an agrochemical and life sciences company with $1.9 billion in revenues. Prior to Arysta LifeScience, Mr. Cimmet spent 11 years in investment banking with Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, and Bear Stearns where he focused on the technology, media and telecommunications sectors and executed over $50 billion of M&A transactions.
Mr. Cimmet holds a BS in Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.