Raymond Svider, MBA ’89
Chairman and Partner, BC Partners
Raymond Svider is the chairman and a partner of BC Partners, a large international private equity firm with over $22B assets under management. He joined the firm in 1992 and is currently based in New York.
Over the years, Raymond has participated and led investments in a number of sectors including TMT, healthcare, industrials, business services, consumer, and retail. He is currently executive chairman of PetSmart, chairman of the board of Chewy, chairman of the advisory board of The Aenova Group, and also serves on the boards of Altice USA, Intelsat, Navex Global, GFL Environmental, GardaWorld, Presidio and Cyxtera Technologies. Raymond previously served as a director of Accudyne Industries, Teneo Global, Office Depot, Multiplan, Unity Media, Neuf Cegetel, Polyconcept, Neopost, Nutreco, UTL and Chantemur.
Raymond is also on the boards of the Mount Sinai Children’s Center Foundation in New York and the Polsky Center’s Private Equity Council.
Raymond received an MS in engineering from both Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in France and an MBA from Chicago Booth.