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Avanti Shroff

Analyst, Portfolio Management New York

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Avanti Shroff is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on the Portfolio Management process. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Avanti was an Investment Banking Analyst at RBC Capital Markets where she worked on M&A advisory, leveraged buyouts, and acquisition financing deals across the Consumer and Retail sector.

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Hector Silva

Analyst São Paulo

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Hector Silva is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on investments across various sectors in Latin America. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Hector was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs.

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Heiner Stinner

Analyst Munich

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Heiner Stinner is an Analyst at General Atlantic. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, Heiner was a Consultant at McKinsey & Company in Berlin.

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Felix Tolis

Analyst Jakarta

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Felix Tolis is an Analyst at General Atlantic. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, Felix was a Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Indonesia where his focus included mergers & acquisitions.

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Matthew Wachter

Analyst New York

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Matthew Wachter is an Analyst at General Atlantic and part of the firm’s thematic sourcing program.  Before joining General Atlantic in 2018, Matthew was a 2017 General Atlantic Summer Analyst.

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Kendall Uggla

Analyst
Capital Partnering
London

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Kendall Uggla is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s capital partnering efforts. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Kendall was a researcher focused on a variety of topics for both the Nature Conservancy and the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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Sreeja Vasantham

Analyst Mumbai

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Sreeja Vasantham is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on firm’s investments in India and Asia Pacific. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Sreeja was an Analyst at Moelis & Company, where she worked across sectors. Prior to that, Sreeja worked in Citi India’s investment banking arm.

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Richard Zhang

Analyst Beijing

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Richard Zhang is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in China.  Richard joined General Atlantic in 2018.

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Cathy Beaudoin

Senior Advisor New York

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Cathy Beaudoin is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies. Before joining General Atlantic in 2017, Cathy served as President of Amazon Fashion for eight years. During this time, she brought hundreds of reputable brands to Amazon, led Amazon’s 2012 sponsorship of the Met Ball, the opening of Amazon’s 40,000-square-foot photo studio in Williamsburg, New York, and a multi-year partnership with The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) to sponsor New York Fashion Week: Men’s. Prior to Amazon, she served as General Manager of Gap’s Piperlime, the e-commerce shoe platform she founded in 2005. While at Gap, she held a number of senior marketing positions across the company’s Old Navy and Banana Republic brands. Cathy began her career at Ogilvy One Worldwide.

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Enrique Castillo

Senior Advisor Mexico City

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Enrique Castillo is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, drawing on more than 38 years of financial sector experience to provide strategic support and advice to the firm and its portfolio companies in Latin America. Enrique is also a Senior Partner at Ventura Capital Privado. Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ixe Grupo Financiero from 2000 to 2013 and served as President of the Mexican Banking Association (Asociación de Bancos de México) from 2007 to 2009.

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Luis Cervantes, Sr.

Senior Advisor Mexico City

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Luis F. Cervantes, Sr. is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in Latin America. Luis is also Executive Chairman of Finaccess Mexico, an asset management company that he co-founded in 2000. Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, he was Chief Executive Officer of Multivalores Grupo Financiero and before that was Executive Vice President of Business Development at Citibank. Luis has served as a director and member of Comercial Mexicana’s Audit Committee, and a Trustee of Universidad Iberoamericana.

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Henri de Castries

Senior Advisor London

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Henri de Castries is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the EMEA region. Before joining General Atlantic in 2017, Henri served as Chairman and CEO of AXA, spending a total of 27 years at the company. During this time, he oversaw multiple merger and acquisitions transactions including AXA’s acquisition of Group UAP in 1997 and Winterthur Group in 2007. Prior to AXA, he served in the French Treasury Department, during which time he was appointed to oversee foreign exchange markets and balance of payments.

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Vittorio Colao

Senior Advisor

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Vittorio Colao is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the EMEA region. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Vittorio served as Group Chief Executive of international communications company Vodafone Group Plc for over ten years. During his over 20-year tenure with Vodafone Group, Vittorio held numerous executive positions, leading the start up of the Italian business and orchestrating the organic growth of European, African and Asia-Pacific markets. During his tenure he transformed Vodafone from a consumer-focused mobile operator into one of the largest full communications groups in the world by investing organically around €100bn and inorganically around €50bn.

Vittorio was also Group CEO of RCS Media Group, a leading Italian publishing company operating in Italy, Spain and France. Prior to that, he was a Partner in McKinsey & Company’s Milan office.

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Pierre de Weck

Senior Advisor London

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Pierre de Weck is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s capital partnering efforts, investment teams, and portfolio companies. From 2002 to 2012, Pierre was Global Head of Private Wealth Management and a Group Executive Committee member at Deutsche Bank AG in London. Previously, he spent nearly 20 years with UBS AG in a number of senior executive roles including Chief Executive Officer of North America, Chief Executive Officer of Europe, member of the Group Executive Board, and Chief Executive Officer of UBS Capital. Pierre started his career with Citibank in Zurich and later in New York.

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Todd Diener

Senior Advisor New York

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Todd Diener is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Consumer sector, drawing on his extensive experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Before joining General Atlantic in 2017, Todd spent 28 years with Brinker International, helping Chili’s, a small restaurant chain, grow into an iconic, global restaurant brand. After serving as President of Chili’s for five years, he became Brinker International’s Chief Operating Officer with oversight of the company’s core brands, including Chili’s, Corner Bakery Café, Maggiano’s Little Italy, On the Border, and Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Todd returned to the role of Chili’s President in 2005 when the brand entered its most aggressive growth phase, building 75-125 new locations per year through the end of 2009 when he retired. Todd is also an Operating Partner at several private equity firms and performs due diligence projects for potential acquisitions.

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Conrado Engel

Senior Advisor São Paulo

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Conrado Engel is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in Latin America. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, he served as Senior Executive Vice President at Banco Santander Brasil, where he oversaw the Retail and Wealth Management & Specialized Businesses, including Auto Joint Ventures. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors and Risk and Compliance Committee at Banco Santander. Prior to this, Conrado held several senior roles at HSBC, including CEO of HSBC Brasil and Retail Director for HSBC Asia Pacific. He also previously served as CEO at Financeira Losango and in senior positions at Banco Nacional-Unibanco. Conrado began his career at Citibank S.A.

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