• Donald J. Gogel,

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Mr. Gogel has been with the Firm for 28 years and has served as the Chief Executive Officer since 1998, President since January 1997 and Chairman since 2012. He is a member of the Investment and Management Committees and plays an active role in shaping the Firm’s strategy, recruiting talent, sourcing new investment opportunities, negotiating transactions and helping to lead key internal processes, including Portfolio Company Operating Reviews and Portfolio Company CEO Roundtables. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Gogel led a number of the Firm’s investments, including Lexmark International, which was named by Private Equity International in June 2004 as one of the 30 most influential private equity deals of all time, as well as Alliant Foods, Allison Engine, Jafra and Van Kampen, among others. He previously served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc. and a Managing Director at Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc. Mr. Gogel holds a B.A. from Harvard College, an M. Phil. in politics from Balliol College, Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


  • Michael G. Babiarz


    Mr. Babiarz has been with the Firm for 27 years and specializes in structuring complex financings and managing the Firm’s relationships with debt providers. He has played a major role in all of the Firm’s investments during his tenure, including Alliant Foods, Allison Engine, AssuraMed, Atkore, B&M Retail, BCA, Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, David’s Bridal, Diversey, Envision Healthcare, Healogics, Hertz, High Ridge Brands, Hussmann, Kalle Group, Lexmark, Mauser Group, NCI Building Systems, PharMEDium, Rexel, Sally Beauty, ServiceMaster, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Solenis, SPIE, Tranzact, TruGreen, Univar, US Foods and Wilsonart. Previously, he worked in mergers and acquisitions at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. He holds a B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.


  • Vindi Banga


    Mr. Banga joined CD&R’s London office in 2010 after a 33-year career at Unilever. He is currently the Chairman of Kalle Group, and serves on the Board of High Ridge Brands. He is the former President, Foods, Home and Personal Care and member of the Executive Board at Unilever. He led the creation of a One Unilever Global Foods, Home & Personal Care Global Category Organization, responsible for innovation and marketing mix development across 170 countries for all 270 Unilever brands, and he was responsible for Unilever’s sustainability agenda. Previously, Mr. Banga served as President, Home and Personal Care Asia and as Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Unilever’s operating company in India. Mr. Banga played the lead operating role on CD&R’s investments in Diversey and Mauser Group and helped establish the Firm’s joint venture in India. He served on the Prime Minister of India’s Council of Trade & Industry from 2004 to 2014. He is the Chairman of the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) Economic Growth Board, Senior Independent Director on the Boards of Marks and Spencer plc and GlaxoSmithKline. Mr. Banga holds a B.Tech. in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management.


  • James G. Berges


    Mr. Berges joined the Firm in 2006 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman and President at Emerson Electric Co., where he led corporate growth and development activities and was responsible for the company’s motors and appliance components, industrial automation and network power businesses. Prior to Emerson, he worked at General Electric Company. Mr. Berges served as Chairman of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. from 2006 to 2012, Chairman of HD Supply, Inc. from 2007 to 2014, Chairman of Hussmann International from 2011 to 2016 and Director of Diversey, Inc. from 2009 to 2011, during CD&R’s investments in those companies. He currently represents CD&R as Chairman of Core and Main, Chairman of the Executive Committee of NCI Building Systems and Director of Atkore International. He is a director of PPG Industries, Inc. and former Chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers. Mr. Berges received a presidential appointment to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations in March 2005. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.


  • John C. Compton


    Mr. Compton became a CD&R Partner in 2015 after serving as an Operating Advisor since 2013. Mr. Compton is a 29-year veteran and former President of PepsiCo, Inc. He currently serves as Chairman of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, High Ridge Brands, TruGreen and US Foods. Mr. Compton’s career at PepsiCo started at Frito-Lay in 1983. In 2002, after serving in positions of increasing responsibility in a variety of operational and sales capacities, he was appointed Vice Chairman and President of Frito-Lay North America. Mr. Compton went on to serve as CEO of PepsiCo Americas Foods, which included Frito-Lay North America, Quaker Oats brands and all of PepsiCo’s Latin American food and snack businesses. He became President of PepsiCo in 2011. Mr. Compton is the former CEO of Pilot Flying J Corporation. He serves on the board of First Horizon National Corporation and was previously on the board of Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. In 2009, he was named a “CEO of Tomorrow” by BusinessWeek. Mr. Compton received a B.S. in finance from the University of Tennessee.


  • Kevin J. Conway,

    Vice Chairman
    Mr. Conway is the Vice Chairman of CD&R, a member of the Management Committee and the Chairman of the Firm’s Investment Committee, which evaluates all potential new investments. Throughout his 23 years at CD&R, Mr. Conway has been active in a number of the Firm’s investments and organizational initiatives and works closely with the Chief Executive Officer on all aspects of the Firm’s operations. Previously, Mr. Conway was a senior member of the Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mergers and Acquisitions Department and later, the Chief of Staff of the Investment Banking division. Mr. Conway is a graduate of Amherst College and holds both a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.


  • Russell P. Fradin


    Mr. Fradin joined CD&R in 2016. He currently serves as Chairman of Capco and Tranzact. Mr. Fradin served as President and CEO at SunGard Data Systems, a $3 billion software and IT services provider with 15,000 customers across more than 70 countries, from 2011 until the company’s acquisition by FIS in November 2015. Prior to SunGard, he served as the Chairman and CEO of Aon Hewitt, a global leader in human resource solutions. During his tenure, Mr. Fradin oversaw the successful September 2010 merger between Aon Consulting and Hewitt Associates, having been CEO of Hewitt since 2006. Previously, he was CEO of the BISYS Group and held a range of senior executive positions at Automatic Data Processing, both providers of business outsourcing solutions. He worked many years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was a senior partner. Mr. Fradin is Lead Independent Director of Best Buy Co., Inc. and serves on the board of Hamilton Insurance Group. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S in economics and finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Thomas C. Franco


    Mr. Franco joined CD&R in 2006 after advising the Firm for 15 years. He is responsible for managing relationships with critical external stake-holders, including limited partners. He leads the fundraising team and is involved in related capital access activities. He serves on the board of the Private Capital Research Institute, a not-for-profit corporation focused on advancing the understanding of private capital’s role in the global economy, and Privcap, a producer of online content for participants in private capital markets. Previously, Mr. Franco served as Chairman and CEO of Broadgate Consultants, an advisor to private equity managers, which he founded in 1987 in conjunction with U.K.-based securities firm Hoare Govett. He has successfully launched a global publishing business, PEI Media, serving the alternative asset industry and, earlier, practiced corporate law. Mr. Franco holds a J.D. from Fordham University and a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.


  • Kenneth A. Giuriceo


    Mr. Giuriceo has been with CD&R for 14 years and is a member of the Investment Committee. He leads or co-leads the Firm’s investments in David’s Bridal, Healogics, High Ridge Brands, SiteOne Landscape Supply and TruGreen, as he did with the investments in Envision Healthcare, Sally Beauty and ServiceMaster. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Giuriceo worked in the principal investment area and investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He is a Director of David’s Bridal, Healogics, High Ridge Brands, and TruGreen and a former Director of Envision, Sally Beauty, SiteOne Landscape Supply and ServiceMaster. Mr. Giuriceo earned a B.S. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Jillian Griffith

    Jillian Griffiths,

    Chief Operating Officer
    Ms. Griffiths joined CD&R in 2015. She has leadership responsibilities for finance, information technology, human resources, legal, compliance and office management. Ms. Griffiths is a 22-year veteran of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she was a partner in the U.S. Deal practice, specializing in financial due diligence. She participated in over 150 transactions, spending a majority of her time advising private equity firms and Fortune 500 companies across a wide variety of industries. Ms. Griffiths is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in accounting from Miami University.


  • Marco Herbst


    Mr. Herbst joined the Firm’s London office in 2006. He plays a key role in several of the Firm’s investments, including B&M Retail, BUT and Motor Fuel Group, as he did with the investment in BCA. Previously, he worked for Duke Street Capital, where his responsibilities included transaction origination, execution and transformation. Mr. Herbst also worked at Merrill Lynch & Co., advising financial institutions across Europe on acquisitions as well as debt and equity transactions. Mr. Herbst is a Director of BUT and Motor Fuel Group. Mr. Herbst is a graduate of Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy.


  • Sarah Kim


    Ms. Kim joined CD&R in 2008. She is principally engaged in evaluating investment opportunities and played a key role in the Firm’s acquisition and subsequent sale of Diversey, the public and secondary offerings of HD Supply and ServiceMaster, and the Firm’s investments in David’s Bridal and Vets First Choice. Previously, she held positions at Metalmark Capital and McCown De Leeuw, both private equity firms, and worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Ms. Kim currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Vets First Choice. Ms. Kim received a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University, as well as a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.


  • John Krenicki, Jr.


    Mr. Krenicki joined CD&R in 2013 after a 29-year career at General Electric. He currently serves as Chairman of Wilsonart International and Chairman of Brand Industrial Services. He is a former Vice Chairman of GE and former President and CEO of GE Energy. His responsibilities included oversight of GE’s Oil & Gas, Power and Water and Energy Management businesses, which employed more than 100,000 people in over 165 countries and represented more than $50 billion in revenue. He held a number of leadership roles with GE prior to leading GE Energy, including President and CEO of GE Plastics and President and CEO of GE Transportation Systems, and served as a director of GE Capital. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. in Management from Purdue University.


  • David A. Novak


    Mr. Novak has been with CD&R for 20 years and is a member of the Investment and Management Committees. Based in London, he is responsible for the Firm’s investments in B&M Retail, BCA, Jafra Cosmetics, Kalle Group, Mauser Group, Motor Fuel Group and Rexel and played an active role in many others. Mr. Novak is currently a Director of B&M, Kalle, and Motor Fuel Group. Previously, Mr. Novak worked in the private equity and investment banking divisions of Morgan Stanley and for the Central European Development Corporation, a private equity investment firm. He is a graduate of Amherst College and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Paul S. Pressler


    Mr. Pressler joined CD&R in 2009 and is Chairman and CEO of David’s Bridal. He also serves on the board of Wilsonart International. Serving as Chairman of AssuraMed from 2010 to 2013, Mr. Pressler worked closely with management to improve business performance, ultimately resulting in CD&R’s sale of the company to Cardinal Health. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Pressler served as President and CEO of Gap Inc. Previously, he spent 15 years in senior leadership roles with The Walt Disney Company, including Chairman of the global theme park and resorts division, President of Disneyland and President of The Disney Stores. Mr. Pressler serves on the boards of The DryBar, Inc. and eBay Inc and is the former Chairman of SiteOne Landscape Supply. He holds a B.S. in business economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta.


  • Roberto Quarta


    Mr. Quarta has been a Partner with CD&R for 16 years and is Chairman of CD&R Europe. In addition, Mr. Quarta is Chairman of WPP plc and Chairman of Smith & Nephew plc. Based in London, he played the lead operating role in the Firm’s investment in SPIE and served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rexel during CD&R’s ownership of the company from 2005 to 2014. Prior to CD&R, he served as CEO of BBA Group plc from 1993 to 2001, leading the successful restructuring and reorganization of the company and continued to serve as Chairman from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Quarta also held various senior leadership positions with BTR plc and served on the board of directors. He is former Chairman of IMI plc and a former non-executive director of SPIE, BAE Systems plc, Foster Wheeler Corp, Fondo Strategico Italiano, Equant NV and PowerGen plc. Mr. Quarta is a graduate and a former Trustee of the College of the Holy Cross.


  • Christian Rochat


    Mr. Rochat joined CD&R in 2004 and is based in London. Mr. Rochat led the acquisitions of Exova and SPIE. He also led the sale of Brakes Group and served as a Director of the company. Prior to joining CD&R, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, and a Director at Schroder Ventures (now Permira). He also worked in the London and New York offices of Morgan Stanley’s mergers and acquisitions department. He is a Director of SPIE. He holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in law from the Université de Lausanne, as well as an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


  • Ravi Sachdev


    Mr. Sachdev joined CD&R in 2015. He plays a key role in the Firm’s investments in agilon health, Vets First Choice, Tranzact and Healogics. Previously, he served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Healthcare Services at J.P. Morgan, advising senior healthcare company executives on strategic initiatives, M&A and capital markets. In that role, Mr. Sachdev advised on multiple transactions including the sale of Medco to Express Scripts, Vanguard to Tenet, Trizetto to Cognizant and the IPOs of HealthEquity, SCA, Premier and IMS Health. He received his B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan.


  • Richard J. Schnall


    Mr. Schnall has been with CD&R for 21 years and is a member of the Investment and Management Committees. He is responsible for the acquisitions and subsequent sales of AssuraMed, Diversey, Envision Healthcare, PharMEDium, Sally Beauty and VWR; the acquisitions of agilon health, Brakes Group, Carestream Dental, David’s Bridal, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Healogics and US Foods; and the sale of Alliant Foods. Previously, Mr. Schnall worked in the investment banking divisions of Smith Barney & Co. and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. He is a Director of agilon health, Carestream Dental, David’s Bridal, Drive, Healogics and US Foods. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Stephen W. Shapiro


    Mr. Shapiro joined CD&R in 2002. He has played a key role in the evaluation and execution of numerous transactions during his tenure, including the investments in Capco, ServiceMaster, Solenis, Tranzact, TruGreen and Univar, as well as the sale of Kinko’s, Inc. to FedEx and the separation of TruGreen from ServiceMaster. Previously, he worked in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch & Co. and at Perry Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm. He serves as a Director of Capco, Solenis, Tranzact, TruGreen and Univar. Mr. Shapiro earned a B.S. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.


  • Nathan K. Sleeper


    Mr. Sleeper joined CD&R in 2000 and is a member of the Investment and Management Committees. He led, co-led or was otherwise integral to CD&R’s investments in Atkore, Brakes Group, Brand Industrial Services, CHC Group, Core and Main, Culligan, Hertz, Hussmann, NCI Building Systems, Roofing Supply Group, US Foods and Wilsonart, as well as its debt investments in HD Supply and US Foods. He currently serves as a director of Atkore, Brand, NCI and Wilsonart. He also played a leading role in the sale or merger transactions for Alliant Foods, Graphic Packaging and Jafra. Prior to CD&R, he worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and at investment firm, Tiger Management. Mr. Sleeper holds a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Derek L. Strum


    Mr. Strum joined CD&R in 2003 and has played a key role in the Firm’s investments in agilon health, AssuraMed, Carestream Dental, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Envision Healthcare, Healogics, PharMEDium and VWR International. He currently serves as a Director of agilon health, Carestream Dental, Drive and Healogics. Previously, he worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley and at York Capital Management, a multi-strategy investment firm. Mr. Strum graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in economics and earned an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.


  • Sonja Terraneo


    Ms. Terraneo joined CD&R in 2011 and is based in Europe. She led the Firm’s investments in Kalle Group and Mauser Group. Previously, she was a partner and Global Head of Industrials at Permira. Prior to Permira, Ms. Terraneo worked at Cinven, where she was a partner, and at Schroder Ventures, Permira’s predecessor. She serves as a Director of Kalle Group. She earned an M.B.A. degree from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University and also participated in Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development.


  • David H. Wasserman

    David H. Wasserman


    Mr. Wasserman has been with CD&R for 19 years and is a member of the Firm’s Investment and Management Committees. He led CD&R’s investments in Capco, Culligan, Hertz, Kinko’s, ServiceMaster, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Solenis, Tranzact and Univar. He also helped establish CD&R’s joint venture in India. He is currently a Director of Capco, Solenis, Tranzact and Univar. Before joining CD&R, Mr. Wasserman worked at Goldman Sachs in the Principal Investment Area and as a management consultant at Monitor Company. He is a graduate of Amherst College and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • J. L. Zrebiec


    Mr. Zrebiec joined CD&R in 2004. He has played a key role in the execution of several of the Firm’s transactions, including the investments in Atkore, Brand Industrial Services, Hussmann, NCI Building Systems, Rexel, Roofing Supply Group, Hertz and Wilsonart. He is a Director of Atkore, Brand, NCI and Wilsonart. Previously, he worked in the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Zrebiec graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in economics and earned an M.B.A. from Columbia University.



  • Donald J. Gogel,

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Mr. Gogel has been with the Firm for 28 years and has served as the Chief Executive Officer since 1998, President since January 1997 and Chairman since 2012. He is a member of the Investment and Management Committees and plays an active role in shaping the Firm’s strategy, recruiting talent, sourcing new investment opportunities, negotiating transactions and helping to lead key internal processes, including Portfolio Company Operating Reviews and Portfolio Company CEO Roundtables. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Gogel led a number of the Firm’s investments, including Lexmark International, which was named by Private Equity International in June 2004 as one of the 30 most influential private equity deals of all time, as well as Alliant Foods, Allison Engine, Jafra and Van Kampen, among others. He previously served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc. and a Managing Director at Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc. Mr. Gogel holds a B.A. from Harvard College, an M. Phil. in politics from Balliol College, Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


  • Michael G. Babiarz


    Mr. Babiarz has been with the Firm for 27 years and specializes in structuring complex financings and managing the Firm’s relationships with debt providers. He has played a major role in all of the Firm’s investments during his tenure, including Alliant Foods, Allison Engine, AssuraMed, Atkore, B&M Retail, BCA, Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, David’s Bridal, Diversey, Envision Healthcare, Healogics, Hertz, High Ridge Brands, Hussmann, Kalle Group, Lexmark, Mauser Group, NCI Building Systems, PharMEDium, Rexel, Sally Beauty, ServiceMaster, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Solenis, SPIE, Tranzact, TruGreen, Univar, US Foods and Wilsonart. Previously, he worked in mergers and acquisitions at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. He holds a B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.


  • Vindi Banga


    Mr. Banga joined CD&R’s London office in 2010 after a 33-year career at Unilever. He is currently the Chairman of Kalle Group, and serves on the Board of High Ridge Brands. He is the former President, Foods, Home and Personal Care and member of the Executive Board at Unilever. He led the creation of a One Unilever Global Foods, Home & Personal Care Global Category Organization, responsible for innovation and marketing mix development across 170 countries for all 270 Unilever brands, and he was responsible for Unilever’s sustainability agenda. Previously, Mr. Banga served as President, Home and Personal Care Asia and as Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Unilever’s operating company in India. Mr. Banga played the lead operating role on CD&R’s investments in Diversey and Mauser Group and helped establish the Firm’s joint venture in India. He served on the Prime Minister of India’s Council of Trade & Industry from 2004 to 2014. He is the Chairman of the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) Economic Growth Board, Senior Independent Director on the Boards of Marks and Spencer plc and GlaxoSmithKline. Mr. Banga holds a B.Tech. in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management.


  • James G. Berges


    Mr. Berges joined the Firm in 2006 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Previously, he served as Vice Chairman and President at Emerson Electric Co., where he led corporate growth and development activities and was responsible for the company’s motors and appliance components, industrial automation and network power businesses. Prior to Emerson, he worked at General Electric Company. Mr. Berges served as Chairman of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. from 2006 to 2012, Chairman of HD Supply, Inc. from 2007 to 2014, Chairman of Hussmann International from 2011 to 2016 and Director of Diversey, Inc. from 2009 to 2011, during CD&R’s investments in those companies. He currently represents CD&R as Chairman of Core and Main, Chairman of the Executive Committee of NCI Building Systems and Director of Atkore International. He is a director of PPG Industries, Inc. and former Chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers. Mr. Berges received a presidential appointment to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations in March 2005. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.


  • John C. Compton


    Mr. Compton became a CD&R Partner in 2015 after serving as an Operating Advisor since 2013. Mr. Compton is a 29-year veteran and former President of PepsiCo, Inc. He currently serves as Chairman of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, High Ridge Brands, TruGreen and US Foods. Mr. Compton’s career at PepsiCo started at Frito-Lay in 1983. In 2002, after serving in positions of increasing responsibility in a variety of operational and sales capacities, he was appointed Vice Chairman and President of Frito-Lay North America. Mr. Compton went on to serve as CEO of PepsiCo Americas Foods, which included Frito-Lay North America, Quaker Oats brands and all of PepsiCo’s Latin American food and snack businesses. He became President of PepsiCo in 2011. Mr. Compton is the former CEO of Pilot Flying J Corporation. He serves on the board of First Horizon National Corporation and was previously on the board of Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. In 2009, he was named a “CEO of Tomorrow” by BusinessWeek. Mr. Compton received a B.S. in finance from the University of Tennessee.


  • Kevin J. Conway,

    Vice Chairman
    Mr. Conway is the Vice Chairman of CD&R, a member of the Management Committee and the Chairman of the Firm’s Investment Committee, which evaluates all potential new investments. Throughout his 23 years at CD&R, Mr. Conway has been active in a number of the Firm’s investments and organizational initiatives and works closely with the Chief Executive Officer on all aspects of the Firm’s operations. Previously, Mr. Conway was a senior member of the Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mergers and Acquisitions Department and later, the Chief of Staff of the Investment Banking division. Mr. Conway is a graduate of Amherst College and holds both a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.


  • Russell P. Fradin


    Mr. Fradin joined CD&R in 2016. He currently serves as Chairman of Capco and Tranzact. Mr. Fradin served as President and CEO at SunGard Data Systems, a $3 billion software and IT services provider with 15,000 customers across more than 70 countries, from 2011 until the company’s acquisition by FIS in November 2015. Prior to SunGard, he served as the Chairman and CEO of Aon Hewitt, a global leader in human resource solutions. During his tenure, Mr. Fradin oversaw the successful September 2010 merger between Aon Consulting and Hewitt Associates, having been CEO of Hewitt since 2006. Previously, he was CEO of the BISYS Group and held a range of senior executive positions at Automatic Data Processing, both providers of business outsourcing solutions. He worked many years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was a senior partner. Mr. Fradin is Lead Independent Director of Best Buy Co., Inc. and serves on the board of Hamilton Insurance Group. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S in economics and finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Thomas C. Franco


    Mr. Franco joined CD&R in 2006 after advising the Firm for 15 years. He is responsible for managing relationships with critical external stake-holders, including limited partners. He leads the fundraising team and is involved in related capital access activities. He serves on the board of the Private Capital Research Institute, a not-for-profit corporation focused on advancing the understanding of private capital’s role in the global economy, and Privcap, a producer of online content for participants in private capital markets. Previously, Mr. Franco served as Chairman and CEO of Broadgate Consultants, an advisor to private equity managers, which he founded in 1987 in conjunction with U.K.-based securities firm Hoare Govett. He has successfully launched a global publishing business, PEI Media, serving the alternative asset industry and, earlier, practiced corporate law. Mr. Franco holds a J.D. from Fordham University and a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.


  • Kenneth A. Giuriceo


    Mr. Giuriceo has been with CD&R for 14 years and is a member of the Investment Committee. He leads or co-leads the Firm’s investments in David’s Bridal, Healogics, High Ridge Brands, SiteOne Landscape Supply and TruGreen, as he did with the investments in Envision Healthcare, Sally Beauty and ServiceMaster. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Giuriceo worked in the principal investment area and investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He is a Director of David’s Bridal, Healogics, High Ridge Brands, and TruGreen and a former Director of Envision, Sally Beauty, SiteOne Landscape Supply and ServiceMaster. Mr. Giuriceo earned a B.S. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Jillian Griffith

    Jillian Griffiths,

    Chief Operating Officer
    Ms. Griffiths joined CD&R in 2015. She has leadership responsibilities for finance, information technology, human resources, legal, compliance and office management. Ms. Griffiths is a 22-year veteran of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she was a partner in the U.S. Deal practice, specializing in financial due diligence. She participated in over 150 transactions, spending a majority of her time advising private equity firms and Fortune 500 companies across a wide variety of industries. Ms. Griffiths is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in accounting from Miami University.


  • Marco Herbst


    Mr. Herbst joined the Firm’s London office in 2006. He plays a key role in several of the Firm’s investments, including B&M Retail, BUT and Motor Fuel Group, as he did with the investment in BCA. Previously, he worked for Duke Street Capital, where his responsibilities included transaction origination, execution and transformation. Mr. Herbst also worked at Merrill Lynch & Co., advising financial institutions across Europe on acquisitions as well as debt and equity transactions. Mr. Herbst is a Director of BUT and Motor Fuel Group. Mr. Herbst is a graduate of Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy.


  • Sarah Kim


    Ms. Kim joined CD&R in 2008. She is principally engaged in evaluating investment opportunities and played a key role in the Firm’s acquisition and subsequent sale of Diversey, the public and secondary offerings of HD Supply and ServiceMaster, and the Firm’s investments in David’s Bridal and Vets First Choice. Previously, she held positions at Metalmark Capital and McCown De Leeuw, both private equity firms, and worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Ms. Kim currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Vets First Choice. Ms. Kim received a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University, as well as a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.


  • John Krenicki, Jr.


    Mr. Krenicki joined CD&R in 2013 after a 29-year career at General Electric. He currently serves as Chairman of Wilsonart International and Chairman of Brand Industrial Services. He is a former Vice Chairman of GE and former President and CEO of GE Energy. His responsibilities included oversight of GE’s Oil & Gas, Power and Water and Energy Management businesses, which employed more than 100,000 people in over 165 countries and represented more than $50 billion in revenue. He held a number of leadership roles with GE prior to leading GE Energy, including President and CEO of GE Plastics and President and CEO of GE Transportation Systems, and served as a director of GE Capital. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. in Management from Purdue University.


  • David A. Novak


    Mr. Novak has been with CD&R for 20 years and is a member of the Investment and Management Committees. Based in London, he is responsible for the Firm’s investments in B&M Retail, BCA, Jafra Cosmetics, Kalle Group, Mauser Group, Motor Fuel Group and Rexel and played an active role in many others. Mr. Novak is currently a Director of B&M, Kalle, and Motor Fuel Group. Previously, Mr. Novak worked in the private equity and investment banking divisions of Morgan Stanley and for the Central European Development Corporation, a private equity investment firm. He is a graduate of Amherst College and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Paul S. Pressler


    Mr. Pressler joined CD&R in 2009 and is Chairman and CEO of David’s Bridal. He also serves on the board of Wilsonart International. Serving as Chairman of AssuraMed from 2010 to 2013, Mr. Pressler worked closely with management to improve business performance, ultimately resulting in CD&R’s sale of the company to Cardinal Health. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Pressler served as President and CEO of Gap Inc. Previously, he spent 15 years in senior leadership roles with The Walt Disney Company, including Chairman of the global theme park and resorts division, President of Disneyland and President of The Disney Stores. Mr. Pressler serves on the boards of The DryBar, Inc. and eBay Inc and is the former Chairman of SiteOne Landscape Supply. He holds a B.S. in business economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta.


  • Roberto Quarta


    Mr. Quarta has been a Partner with CD&R for 16 years and is Chairman of CD&R Europe. In addition, Mr. Quarta is Chairman of WPP plc and Chairman of Smith & Nephew plc. Based in London, he played the lead operating role in the Firm’s investment in SPIE and served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rexel during CD&R’s ownership of the company from 2005 to 2014. Prior to CD&R, he served as CEO of BBA Group plc from 1993 to 2001, leading the successful restructuring and reorganization of the company and continued to serve as Chairman from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Quarta also held various senior leadership positions with BTR plc and served on the board of directors. He is former Chairman of IMI plc and a former non-executive director of SPIE, BAE Systems plc, Foster Wheeler Corp, Fondo Strategico Italiano, Equant NV and PowerGen plc. Mr. Quarta is a graduate and a former Trustee of the College of the Holy Cross.


  • Christian Rochat


    Mr. Rochat joined CD&R in 2004 and is based in London. Mr. Rochat led the acquisitions of Exova and SPIE. He also led the sale of Brakes Group and served as a Director of the company. Prior to joining CD&R, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, and a Director at Schroder Ventures (now Permira). He also worked in the London and New York offices of Morgan Stanley’s mergers and acquisitions department. He is a Director of SPIE. He holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in law from the Université de Lausanne, as well as an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


  • Ravi Sachdev


    Mr. Sachdev joined CD&R in 2015. He plays a key role in the Firm’s investments in agilon health, Vets First Choice, Tranzact and Healogics. Previously, he served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Healthcare Services at J.P. Morgan, advising senior healthcare company executives on strategic initiatives, M&A and capital markets. In that role, Mr. Sachdev advised on multiple transactions including the sale of Medco to Express Scripts, Vanguard to Tenet, Trizetto to Cognizant and the IPOs of HealthEquity, SCA, Premier and IMS Health. He received his B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan.


  • Richard J. Schnall


    Mr. Schnall has been with CD&R for 21 years and is a member of the Investment and Management Committees. He is responsible for the acquisitions and subsequent sales of AssuraMed, Diversey, Envision Healthcare, PharMEDium, Sally Beauty and VWR; the acquisitions of agilon health, Brakes Group, Carestream Dental, David’s Bridal, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Healogics and US Foods; and the sale of Alliant Foods. Previously, Mr. Schnall worked in the investment banking divisions of Smith Barney & Co. and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. He is a Director of agilon health, Carestream Dental, David’s Bridal, Drive, Healogics and US Foods. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Stephen W. Shapiro


    Mr. Shapiro joined CD&R in 2002. He has played a key role in the evaluation and execution of numerous transactions during his tenure, including the investments in Capco, ServiceMaster, Solenis, Tranzact, TruGreen and Univar, as well as the sale of Kinko’s, Inc. to FedEx and the separation of TruGreen from ServiceMaster. Previously, he worked in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch & Co. and at Perry Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm. He serves as a Director of Capco, Solenis, Tranzact, TruGreen and Univar. Mr. Shapiro earned a B.S. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.


  • Nathan K. Sleeper


    Mr. Sleeper joined CD&R in 2000 and is a member of the Investment and Management Committees. He led, co-led or was otherwise integral to CD&R’s investments in Atkore, Brakes Group, Brand Industrial Services, CHC Group, Core and Main, Culligan, Hertz, Hussmann, NCI Building Systems, Roofing Supply Group, US Foods and Wilsonart, as well as its debt investments in HD Supply and US Foods. He currently serves as a director of Atkore, Brand, NCI and Wilsonart. He also played a leading role in the sale or merger transactions for Alliant Foods, Graphic Packaging and Jafra. Prior to CD&R, he worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and at investment firm, Tiger Management. Mr. Sleeper holds a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Derek L. Strum


    Mr. Strum joined CD&R in 2003 and has played a key role in the Firm’s investments in agilon health, AssuraMed, Carestream Dental, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Envision Healthcare, Healogics, PharMEDium and VWR International. He currently serves as a Director of agilon health, Carestream Dental, Drive and Healogics. Previously, he worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley and at York Capital Management, a multi-strategy investment firm. Mr. Strum graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in economics and earned an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.


  • Sonja Terraneo


    Ms. Terraneo joined CD&R in 2011 and is based in Europe. She led the Firm’s investments in Kalle Group and Mauser Group. Previously, she was a partner and Global Head of Industrials at Permira. Prior to Permira, Ms. Terraneo worked at Cinven, where she was a partner, and at Schroder Ventures, Permira’s predecessor. She serves as a Director of Kalle Group. She earned an M.B.A. degree from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University and also participated in Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development.


  • David H. Wasserman

    David H. Wasserman


    Mr. Wasserman has been with CD&R for 19 years and is a member of the Firm’s Investment and Management Committees. He led CD&R’s investments in Capco, Culligan, Hertz, Kinko’s, ServiceMaster, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Solenis, Tranzact and Univar. He also helped establish CD&R’s joint venture in India. He is currently a Director of Capco, Solenis, Tranzact and Univar. Before joining CD&R, Mr. Wasserman worked at Goldman Sachs in the Principal Investment Area and as a management consultant at Monitor Company. He is a graduate of Amherst College and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • J. L. Zrebiec


    Mr. Zrebiec joined CD&R in 2004. He has played a key role in the execution of several of the Firm’s transactions, including the investments in Atkore, Brand Industrial Services, Hussmann, NCI Building Systems, Rexel, Roofing Supply Group, Hertz and Wilsonart. He is a Director of Atkore, Brand, NCI and Wilsonart. Previously, he worked in the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Zrebiec graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in economics and earned an M.B.A. from Columbia University.