Mr. Zimmerman has been with Cevian since 2003, initially as a member of its investment committee and board of directors; since 2007 as a full-time partner. Prior to joining Cevian, Mr. Zimmerman was a partner at Capital Z Investment Partners, where he worked with private equity and hedge funds sponsored by Capital Z. Previously, he was a manager of private equity and listed equities at F & C Management (then Foreign & Colonial), and a project financier at Morgan Grenfell & Co.
Mr. Zimmerman is a graduate of the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned an MBA in Finance from Wharton and an MA in International Relations. Previously he received a BA in International Relations and Russian from the University of California, Davis.