Robert Whipple

Industry experience:Country:United StatesOffice:New YorkJoined Apax:

2009

Robert Whipple 

Experience and qualifications

Robert Whipple is a Principal in the Consumer team and is based in the New York office. He has participated in a number of key deals including Cole Haan, Advantage Sales and Marketing and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. He was also involved in the portfolio management and sale of MagnaCare Holdings.

Following Apax's investment in Advantage Sales and Marketing, Robert worked on-site with the management team for an extended period of time assisting the company in various projects, including the implementation of the 100 day plan. He subsequently participated in the formation of and Advantage's investment in Advantage WayPoint.

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Robert was an Associate at Aurora Capital Group (a Los Angeles-based private equity firm) and an Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley.

Robert holds an MBA with a concentration in Strategic Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics and Politics from Pomona College

Investments

Investments include:

Advantage Sales & Marketing

Provider of outsourced sales and marketing services for the consumer packaged goods industry

Cole Haan

Leading designer and retailer of premium footwear and accessories

KCI

Leading provider of therapies and products for the advanced wound care, tissue regeneration and therapeutic support system markets

Current directorships

Advantage Sales & Marketing

Provider of outsourced sales and marketing services for the consumer packaged goods industry

Cole Haan

Leading designer and retailer of premium footwear and accessories

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