• James D. Ahn,

    Managing Director
    Mr. Ahn joined CD&R in 2011. Previously, he was a partner and head of the Asia-Pacific mergers and acquisitions service line at McKinsey & Company. In that capacity, he worked closely with management teams from multi-national companies regarding strategies to enter Asian markets, as well as large Asian companies expanding their businesses outside of their home markets. He earned a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


  • Brad Flaishans


    Mr. Flaishans joined CD&R in 2010 and is principally engaged in evaluating investment opportunities. He has played a key role in the Firm’s investments in Envision Healthcare and Roofing Supply Group. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Flaishans worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Flaishans graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Business Administration and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Theresa A. Gore


    Ms. Gore, a certified public accountant, has been with CD&R for 19 years and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of finance, compliance, operations, human resources, administration and information technology. She was previously with Richard A. Eisner & Company, where she served as an audit manager. Ms. Gore holds a business degree in accounting from Iona College.


  • 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 and the acquisition of David’s Bridal. 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 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.


  • Lai

    Gregory Laï


    Mr Laï joined CD&R in 2007 and is based in London. Previously, he worked at Mubadala Development Company, where he helped to establish Mubadala Capital. Prior to that, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup. Mr. Laï graduated from ESCP-EAP European School of Management in Paris.


  • John P. Malfettone,

    Senior Managing Director
    Mr. Malfettone joined the Firm in 2010 and serves as Senior Managing Director, overseeing finance, compliance, operations, human resources, administration and information technology. In addition, he is responsible for portfolio risk management and the CD&R portfolio procurement program. Previously, he was Partner, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Oak Hill Capital Partners. Mr. Malfettone spent 12 years in senior leadership positions at GE Capital and served as the EVP and CFO for MacDermid Inc., and as a Partner at KPMG Peat Marwick. He serves on the University of Connecticut Foundation Board of Trustees and is a member of the board for the David Wright Foundation. Mr. Malfettone, a CPA, holds a B.S. degree from the University of Connecticut.


  • Gregory L. Pasqua


    Mr. Pasqua joined CD&R in 2009. He played a key role in the Firm’s acquisitions of Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, Envision Healthcare and Healogics. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Pasqua worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Pasqua graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Business Administration and earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Eric Rouzier


    Mr. Rouzier joined CD&R in 2005 and is based in London. He played a key role in the Firm’s investments in SPIE, Exova and Rexel and serves as a Director of SPIE and Exova. Previously, Mr. Rouzier worked in the investment banking division of JPMorgan and as a management consultant. He graduated from the ENSAM Graduate School of Engineering and ESSEC Graduate School of Management in Paris.


  • 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 BCA, ServiceMaster, Solenis 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 Solenis and TruGreen. Mr. Shapiro earned a B.S. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.


  • Kevin A. Smith,

    Managing Director
    Mr. Smith joined CD&R’s global investor relations team in 2011. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Smith served as a managing director and co-founder of the Lehman Brothers Global Mezzanine Fund. Earlier in his career, he served as a partner at New York Life Capital Partners and as a member of the private equity and credit investment teams at J.H. Whitney & Co. Mr. Smith earned an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a B.S. from the University of Maryland.


  • Christian Storch


    Mr. Storch joined CD&R’s London office in 2011. He plays a key role in the Firm’s investment in Mauser. Previously, he worked at Bain Capital in both London and Munich, where he played a key role in a number of private equity transactions. Prior to Bain Capital, he worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in both London and Frankfurt. Mr. Storch graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Master of Engineering.


  • Derek L. Strum


    Mr. Strum joined CD&R in 2003. He has played a key role in the Firm’s investments in PharMEDium, Envision Healthcare, Healogics, AssuraMed and VWR International. He currently serves as a Director of PharMEDium. 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 University.


  • Robert C. Volpe


    Mr. Volpe joined CD&R in 2008 and is principally engaged in evaluating investment opportunities. He played a key role in the Firm’s acquisition of John Deere Landscapes. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Volpe worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Volpe earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College and 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 International, Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, Hussmann International, NCI Building System, Rexel, Roofing Supply Group, Hertz and Wilsonart International. He is a Director of Atkore, Brand, Hussmann, NCI, RSG 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.



  • James D. Ahn,

    Managing Director
    Mr. Ahn joined CD&R in 2011. Previously, he was a partner and head of the Asia-Pacific mergers and acquisitions service line at McKinsey & Company. In that capacity, he worked closely with management teams from multi-national companies regarding strategies to enter Asian markets, as well as large Asian companies expanding their businesses outside of their home markets. He earned a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


  • Brad Flaishans


    Mr. Flaishans joined CD&R in 2010 and is principally engaged in evaluating investment opportunities. He has played a key role in the Firm’s investments in Envision Healthcare and Roofing Supply Group. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Flaishans worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Flaishans graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Business Administration and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Theresa A. Gore


    Ms. Gore, a certified public accountant, has been with CD&R for 19 years and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of finance, compliance, operations, human resources, administration and information technology. She was previously with Richard A. Eisner & Company, where she served as an audit manager. Ms. Gore holds a business degree in accounting from Iona College.


  • 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 and the acquisition of David’s Bridal. 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 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.


  • Lai

    Gregory Laï


    Mr Laï joined CD&R in 2007 and is based in London. Previously, he worked at Mubadala Development Company, where he helped to establish Mubadala Capital. Prior to that, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup. Mr. Laï graduated from ESCP-EAP European School of Management in Paris.


  • John P. Malfettone,

    Senior Managing Director
    Mr. Malfettone joined the Firm in 2010 and serves as Senior Managing Director, overseeing finance, compliance, operations, human resources, administration and information technology. In addition, he is responsible for portfolio risk management and the CD&R portfolio procurement program. Previously, he was Partner, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Oak Hill Capital Partners. Mr. Malfettone spent 12 years in senior leadership positions at GE Capital and served as the EVP and CFO for MacDermid Inc., and as a Partner at KPMG Peat Marwick. He serves on the University of Connecticut Foundation Board of Trustees and is a member of the board for the David Wright Foundation. Mr. Malfettone, a CPA, holds a B.S. degree from the University of Connecticut.


  • Gregory L. Pasqua


    Mr. Pasqua joined CD&R in 2009. He played a key role in the Firm’s acquisitions of Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, Envision Healthcare and Healogics. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Pasqua worked in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Pasqua graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Business Administration and earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Eric Rouzier


    Mr. Rouzier joined CD&R in 2005 and is based in London. He played a key role in the Firm’s investments in SPIE, Exova and Rexel and serves as a Director of SPIE and Exova. Previously, Mr. Rouzier worked in the investment banking division of JPMorgan and as a management consultant. He graduated from the ENSAM Graduate School of Engineering and ESSEC Graduate School of Management in Paris.


  • 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 BCA, ServiceMaster, Solenis 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 Solenis and TruGreen. Mr. Shapiro earned a B.S. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.


  • Kevin A. Smith,

    Managing Director
    Mr. Smith joined CD&R’s global investor relations team in 2011. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Smith served as a managing director and co-founder of the Lehman Brothers Global Mezzanine Fund. Earlier in his career, he served as a partner at New York Life Capital Partners and as a member of the private equity and credit investment teams at J.H. Whitney & Co. Mr. Smith earned an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a B.S. from the University of Maryland.


  • Christian Storch


    Mr. Storch joined CD&R’s London office in 2011. He plays a key role in the Firm’s investment in Mauser. Previously, he worked at Bain Capital in both London and Munich, where he played a key role in a number of private equity transactions. Prior to Bain Capital, he worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in both London and Frankfurt. Mr. Storch graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Master of Engineering.


  • Derek L. Strum


    Mr. Strum joined CD&R in 2003. He has played a key role in the Firm’s investments in PharMEDium, Envision Healthcare, Healogics, AssuraMed and VWR International. He currently serves as a Director of PharMEDium. 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 University.


  • Robert C. Volpe


    Mr. Volpe joined CD&R in 2008 and is principally engaged in evaluating investment opportunities. He played a key role in the Firm’s acquisition of John Deere Landscapes. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Volpe worked in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Volpe earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College and 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 International, Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services, Hussmann International, NCI Building System, Rexel, Roofing Supply Group, Hertz and Wilsonart International. He is a Director of Atkore, Brand, Hussmann, NCI, RSG 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.