Peter Laino


Partner of Monitor Clipper Partners, based in the Zurich office.

Mr. Laino joined MCP in 1998 and became a Partner in 2003.

Previously, Mr. Laino was Vice President in the acquisition group of K-III Communications Corporation, a media holding company formed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Prior to that, he was an Associate in the corporate finance group of Dillon, Read & Co.; a Principal of Riverside Partners, a buyout fund; and a consultant at MCP.

Mr. Laino received a B.A., cum laude, in English from Williams College and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Peter speaks English and German.

Average estimated revenues from €40 million to over €150 million

–Family owned businesses, competing primarily on a national basis and sometimes focusing only on one medical specialty. These companies are very flexible and base their offering on strong customer service, high quality and product customization..

Average estimated annual revenues from €10 million to over €40 million

Stephen Lehman

Board member and responsible for STS Medical Group 

Stephen A. Lehman is a Partner of Monitor Clipper Partners based in MCP’s Zurich office. He joined MCP in 2003 and became a Partner in 2013 Prior to joining MCP, Mr. Lehman was a consultant at Monitor, working primarily on MCP-related projects. Mr. Lehman received a B.A., magna cum laude, in economics and mathematics from Williams College. Stephen speaks English and Italian.

Augusto Orsini

Board member and Chief Executive Officer

Augusto Orsini is CEO, Board member and Shareholder of STS Medical Group. Mr. Orsini is also founder and major shareholder of AEM Biotech, a consulting firm in medical device industry. He has a 25-year experience in the industry of medical devices. Prior to STS, Augusto Orsini was CEO of Servizi Italia Medical, a supplier of CPTs and consumables to the Italian surgical theater and sterilization markets; CEO of Amedes S.p.A., a company active in the distribution of medical devices in South Europe; Business Manager of the Acute Care division of Mölnlycke Health Care. Mr. Orsini had the original idea for STS Medical Group in 2008 and teamed up with entrepreneurial investor Monitor Clipper Partners from 2011 onwards. Mr. Orsini received an MBA in Accountancy Finance in 1991, from the Consorzio Studi Postuniversitari Pavese (Pavia University, Associazione Industriali Pavese e Banca Intesa). He also attended many Executive programs at prestigious Business schools such as IMD, Nus/Stanford and UCLA. Augusto speaks Italian and English.

Gaëlle Violette

Board member

Gaëlle Violette joined Monitor Clipper Partners as finance and tax manager for Luxembourg operations in July 2014. Prior to joining the firm, she was employed by KPMG Luxembourg as International Tax Manager where she focused on private equity deals. Gaëlle is Chartered Professional Accountant through the University of Luxembourg and a certified Tax Specialist with the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce. She earned a M.B.A. from EDHEC Business School and a Master of Business Counsel from the Faculté libre de Droit, both located in Lille (France). In addition to STS Medical Group, Mrs. Violette serves on the Board of CMC Biologics. Gaëlle speaks French and English.

Thomas J. Perkins

Board member

Tom Perkins is founder and President of Compass Melrose LLC, an operations consulting group. Prior to 2015, Tom was the Operating Partner for Monitor Clipper Partners and he has served as a both a board member and interim senior manager of many companies, most recently as Acting COO of LaserShip in Vienna, Virginia. Tom received a B.A., summa cum laude, in chemistry from Williams College, a B.A. from Cambridge University, and M.B.A. and M.S. Engineering degrees from Stanford University.

Luigi Salvadori

Board member

Luigi Salvadori was born in 1957 in Florence, and graduated from University with honors. He soon started working for the family business – Luigi Salvadori SpA – a leader in the surgical clothing sector, where he has then served as CEO of the Company since 1980 and President since 2000. For his long traditions, founded by his grandfather over 100 years ago, the company is now is part of the “Historical Italian Businesses” association. In 2013, Luigi Salvadori was granted Honorary Citizenship by the city of Sandanski in Bulgaria where, in 1994, he had created a subsidiary Company named “Salvamed AD”, giving life to a genuine industrial internationalization. Luigi Salvadori is a member of the General Confederation of Italian Industry (known as Confindustria) in the National, Regional, Provincial, and Sector associations. He is Chairperson of ESDREMA (European Surgical Clothing Manufacturers Association). He is the President of the “Historical Tuscan Businesses” association and Vice-President of the “Historical Italian Businesses” association. He is a member and partner of the “Steering Committee” at Ente Casse di Risparmio Credit Union.