Henry Nasella


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Henry co-founded LNK in 2005 and has over 25 years of operating experience and 21 years of private equity experience in the consumer and retail sector.

Prior to LNK, Henry was a Venture Partner at Apax Partners, where he was a senior member of the U.S. Consumer and Retail Group. Before Apax, Henry led the successful buyout of Star Markets, a regional supermarket chain, and served as Chairman and CEO of the company until its sale to Sainsbury Plc. Prior to Star Markets, Henry was the first President of Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS), where he built the company from a startup into a global leader in office supply retailing.

Henry is currently non-executive Chairman of PVH (NYSE:PVH), and serves on the Board of Directors of Schweiger Dermatology and Northeastern University. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of Ariat, Natural Food Holdings, Au Bon Pain, Staples, Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA), Denny’s (NASDAQ: DENN), Spyder Active Sports, Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), and Blinds-To-Go. Henry received a BS from Northeastern University, where he is a Chair Emeritus and Trustee.