Chairman and Managing Partner, L Catterton Asia
Born in New Delhi, Mr Ravi Thakran has been working in various leading positions at the Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessey Group (LVMH) since 2001 and has been the Group Chairman of LVMH South & Southeast Asia, Australia and Middle East since September 2007. Mr Thakran launched L Capital Asia (currently known as L Catterton Asia) in 2009, which is currently raising and simultaneously deploying capital from its third private equity fund, having previously deployed over US$ 2 billion (including co‐investments). L Catterton, formed in 2016 through the partnership of Catterton, LVMH and Groupe Arnault, is the largest consumer‐focused private equity firm in the world, operating six distinct fund strategies out of seventeen offices located across five continents. Prior to his time at LVMH, Mr Thakran held senior management positions at the Swatch Group, Nike and the Tata Group. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.