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 on the Board of Directors of Schweiger Dermatology, PVH (NYSE: PVH), and Northeastern University, and has 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.