Raymond Svider, MBA ’89
Chairman and Partner, BC Partners
Raymond Svider is a partner and chairman of BC Partners and chairman of its executive committee. He joined BC Partners in Paris in 1992 before moving to the London office in 2000, and relocated to New York in 2008. Previously, Raymond worked in investment banking at Wasserstein Perella in New York and Paris and at the Boston Consulting Group in Chicago. Raymond is currently executive chairman of PetSmart, chairman of the Board of Chewy, chairman of the advisory board of The Aenova Group, and chairman of the board of Valtech. He also serves on the boards of GFL Environmental, Altice USA, Intelsat, Navex Global, Presidio, GardaWorld, Cyxtera and Appgate. Raymond is also on the boards of the Mount Sinai Children’s Center Foundation in New York and the Polsky Center Private Equity Council. Raymond has a degree in electrical engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, an MSc in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.