Our management team is led by Lyndon Lea, our President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lea is a founder of Lion Capital and has served as its Managing Partner since its inception in 2004. Prior to founding Lion Capital, Mr. Lea was a partner of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst where he co-founded its European operations in 1998. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Lea served at Glenisla, the former European affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., prior to which he was an investment banker in London and New York with Schroders and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Lea graduated with a BA in Honors Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario in Canada in 1990. Mr. Lea has been active in the investment arena for 30 years, 26 of which have been exclusively focused on private equity. Mr. Lea has led the acquisitions of over 30 investments. Mr Lea also has extensive operating experience having served as interim CEO for AllSaints and having held executive positions in several other portfolio investments over his career. Additionally, Mr Lea has served on several public company boards including Yell plc, Premier Foods and Aber. Mr Lea currently serves on the board of DMS (NYSE:DMS). Mr Lea is a strong advocate and supporter of Not For Sale (“NFS”), a charity dedicated to the abolition of modern day slavery, and currently sits on its board.