What Is A Senior Vice President (SVP)?

Osman Ahmed

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The Senior Vice President (also known as Executive Director) role is a mixture of management and client sourcing. The more successful the SVP is at sourcing clients and deals, the more likely it is he will be promoted to Managing Director although there is no set time frame for when this is likely to happen.

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Osman Ahmed

Osman Ahmed is a member of WSO Editorial Board which helps ensure the accuracy of content across top articles on Wall Street Oasis. Osman started his career as an investment banking analyst at Thomas Weisel Partners where he spent just over two years before moving into a growth equity investing role at Scale Venture Partners, focused on technology. He’s currently a VP at KCK Group, the private equity arm of a middle eastern family office. Osman has a generalist industry focus on lower middle market growth equity and buyout transactions. This content was originally created by member WallStreetOasis.com and has evolved with the help of our mentors.