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Mitch Truwit

Partner, co-CEO


Mitch Truwit is Co-CEO of Apax, based in New York.

Prior to joining Apax in 2006, Mitch was the President and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide between 2005 and 2006 and was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of priceline.com between 2001 and 2005.

Mitch is a graduate of Vassar College where he received a BA in Political Science. He also holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.


Mitch serves as a Board member of KAR Global and Trade Me. Prior boards include Advantage Sales & Marketing, Assured Partners, Dealer.com, Bankrate, Garda World, Hub International, Trader Canada, Boats Group and Quality Distribution Inc.

Mitch serves on the charitable boards of the Apax Foundation, the John McEnroe Tennis Project, Posse and StreetSquash.

Living our values

"Inside my wedding ring, my wife inscribed “I LY PM” - short for I love you, persistent man. After a long-dogged pursuit, she finally succumbed to my less than obvious charisma. While I love all our firm values, I guess I’m partial to our value of having impact through insight and tenacity. It’s kept me happy and fulfilled for the last 24 years."

Contact information

+1 212 753 6300


New York

Mitch's Story

Mitch is one of the few leaders of a global PE firm who has operated businesses that have been owned by multiple other PE firms. That background provides him with a real appreciation for the perspective of management teams and for the karmic rewards of taking the mountain as a team. He was attracted to Apax immediately because of the collaborative approach of the deal teams, the humility and transparency of its people and the desire to improve every day.