Global investment firm Eight Roads recently appointed John Patrick (JP) Moorhead as Chief Operating Officer.
Moorhead joined Eight Roads from Virgin Group where he was Group CFO.
He began his career at Goldman Sachs in M&A and Capital Markets Advisory. In 2005, Moorhead joined Virgin working in portfolio management before taking on the role of Virgin Group CFO in 2011. Among other responsibilities, he supported the management of Virgin’s global portfolio including as a Board Director of Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Care and Virgin Rail.
Led by Cyrus Jilla, CEO, Eight Roads is the proprietary investment arm of FIL, Fidelity International Limited, active in ventures, principal investments and real estate. With its teams in Asia and Europe, the firm partners with founders, co-investors and management to build business, whether ventures or more developed companies, working alongside funds around the world, providing global scale, expertise and market reach.