Paul Salem

Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Providence Equity Partners

Paul Salem is a co-founder and a Senior Managing Director based in the Providence office. Mr. Salem is currently a director of Grupo TorreSur, NEW Asurion and NFL/PEP Ventures. Mr. Salem previously served as a director of Eircom, PanAmSat, Tele1 Europe, Verio, Wired Magazine and several other Providence investments. Mr. Salem established the London office in 1999 and returned to Providence in 2001. Before joining Providence, Mr. Salem worked for Morgan Stanley in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he spent four years with Prudential Investment Corporation, an affiliate of Prudential Insurance, where his responsibilities included private placement financings, leveraged buyout transactions and helping establish Prudential’s European office. Mr. Salem received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. Mr. Salem is chairman of non-profit Year Up and a board member of Edesia Global Nutrition.

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