Raymond SviderChairman and Partner at BC Partners
Raymond Svider is the Chairman and a Partner of BC Partners, a large international private equity firm with over $16bn 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, Inc (NYSE “CHWY”), Chairman of the Board of Accudyne Industries, Chairman of the Advisory Board of The Aenova Group, and also serves on the boards of Altice USA (NYSE “ATUS”), Intelsat (NYSE "I"), Navex Global, GFL Environmental, GardaWorld and Presidio, Inc. Raymond previously served as a Director of 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 Private Equity Council at the University of Chicago.
Raymond received an MBA from the University of Chicago and an MS in Engineering from both Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in France.