Neely Pielet, Managing Director, joined New Mountain in 2020. Ms. Pielet is primarily dedicated to private equity and she also serves as the Audit Chair at ABB. Prior to New Mountain, Ms. Pielet was in the finance organization at Unilever from 2010-2020 and served as a Director on the North America Finance leadership team since January 2019. In her most recent role as Supply Chain Finance Director, Ms. Pielet led the financial operations of 11 Distribution sites, 14 manufacturing facilities and strategic transformation projects. Prior to her role as Director, Ms. Pielet held various including: Assistant Controller, Finance Lead of the Hair Care business ($1 billion in sales), Corporate Audit, Finance business partner to the strategic growth channels including, eCommerce and FP&A, where Ms. Pielet led the forecasting of the North America monthly budget.
Ms. Pielet began her career in Finance at Lehman Brothers in 2007, in the Equity Research Division. From 2008-2010, she worked in the Multi Industrial/Electrical-Equipment sector.
Ms. Pielet received her M.B.A. from NYU Stern Business School, in 2008, and earned a Bachelor in Science in Computer Science and Business Administration from Hebrew University.