Has been with CD&R for 23 years and is a member of the Investment and Management Committees. Based in London, he is responsible for the Firm’s European business. He was personally responsible for investments in B&M Retail, BCA, BUT, Jafra Cosmetics, Kalle Group, Mauser Group, Motor Fuel Group, Rexel, WSH and Socotec, and played an active role in many others. Is currently a Director of BUT, Kalle, Motor Fuel Group, WSH. Previously, worked in the private equity and investment banking divisions of Morgan Stanley. Dave Novak is a graduate of Amherst College and has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He serves as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for the American School in London and is a Trustee of Amherst College and The Valerie Fund.