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John Connaughton

John Connaughton

Co-Managing Partner, Bain Capital
Private Equity
Boston

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Experience

John Connaughton is the Global Head of Bain Capital Private Equity and Co-Managing Partner of Bain Capital, a leading private investment firm with offices on four continents and approximately $100 billion in assets under management.

Since joining the firm in 1989, Mr. Connaughton has worked on a number of prominent healthcare and technology/media investments. He currently sits on the board of IQVIA Holdings and previously served on the boards of Air Medical Group Holdings, BPL (Bio Products Laboratory) Holdings, Grupo Notre Dame Intermedica, HCA Healthcare, ProSiebenSat.1, Warner Chilcott plc, Warner Music Group and several others.  He also serves as a member of the Boston Celtics’ investor group and Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Connaughton was a strategy consultant at Bain & Company
 


Education

Mr. Connaughton received a B.S. in Commerce with Distinction from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.


Philanthropy

Mr. Connaughton is involved in a number of charitable and civic activities both individually and through Bain Capital Community Partnership.  He serves as a member of the Berklee College of Music Board of Trustees, the Brigham & Women’s Board of Trustees, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors and the Roxbury Latin School Board of Trustees. Mr. Connaughton and his wife, Stephanie, are dedicated supporters of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. They also helped establish the Connaughton Alternative Investing Professorship Fund at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, where Mr. Connaughton is a member of the Foundation Board. He also serves on the board of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company (UVIMCO).