LEADERSHIP TEAM

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JAMES COX

Founder & Managing Partner

James is a Founder and Investor focused on the Consumer Sector 


Founding Partner of YYX Capital Partners, a hands on and concentrated early stage investor & operator, achieving four successful exits to date


Founder of Three eCommerce and FMCG companies, Simba Sleep, Itch Petcare and Carbon Theory

PIYUSH SANGHAI

Partner

Piyush has an extensive Investment Banking and Special Situations background


ex-Deloitte Special Situations, Aviva Investors, Jefferies, RBC and Morgan Stanley

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ROBERT SCHNEIDERMAN

Partner

Robert is a Chartered Accountant and Restructuring expert


Ex-KPMG, Hilco UK (Founding Partner), SKG Capital

PAUL DONOGHUE

Operating Partner - Brands

Paul is a Consumer Brand and eCommerce expert 


CEO of Orlebar Brown (sold to Chanel in 2018). ex-Commercial Director of Radley & Co; ex-Retail Director & VP of Store Operations at Reebok

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IMRAAN ARBEE

Operating Partner - People

Imraan has 20+ years experience in Recruitment and Executive Search, specialising in C-Suite & leadership roles globally

Founded RB Partners in 2012 

RYAN THORNE

General Counsel

Ryan has an extensive M&A and general corporate advisory legal background

ex-Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Macquarie Group and Blackrock Financial Markets Advisory

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MADELEINE KIRBY

EA / HR

Madeleine has supported management teams & HR functions for the last 8 years

ex-YYX Capital Partners and PIMCO

 

ADVISORY BOARD

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ALLAN LEIGHTON

Allan is a Retail industry leader with extensive Private Equity and PLC experience 


Ex-CEO of ASDA, leading their sale to Walmart for £6.7bn

Ex-CEO of jewellery retailer, Pandora

Chairman of The Royal Mail, The Co-Operative Group, Lastminute.com, Entertainment One (led the $3.8bn sale to Hasbro), Wagamama (led the £559m sale to TRG) and C&A

Ex-Director of Selfridges & Co, BSKYB and Dyson

PAUL TAYLOR

Paul is a Retail & Restructuring expert


Ex-MD of Harrods


Ex-main board Director of House of Fraser PLC


Ex Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Hilco UK; Europe’s leading authority on retail restructuring. Hilco acquired HMV, Woolworths, Littlewoods, MFI, Habitat, Allied Carpets and more

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CHARLOTTE
HARPER

Charlotte is a Brand & Marketing expert.


Ex-Chief Marketing Officer at Zoopla, from startup through to their £1.6bn IPO 


Ex-UK MD of Match.com. Ex-Advisor to Transferwise, Funding Circle, Uber and more

MICHAEL JACKSON

Ex-Chairman of Sage Group PLC and PartyGaming PLC, leading each of their admissions to the FTSE 100


Founder of Elderstreet Investments (a technology focused VCT), which merged with Draper Esprit PLC

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JOEL PALIX

Ex-CEO of Clarins Fragrance Group ($500m+ turnover)


Ex-CEO of FeelUnique.com (£150m turnover beauty online retailer)

 

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