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Mark Sarvary
Operating Partner

Mark Sarvary has led iconic consumer product businesses with up to $6 billion in revenue to strong top and bottom-line growth for nearly two decades.

From 2008 to 2015 as President and CEO of Tempur Sealy, the international mattress and bedding company, he led a multi-chapter reinvention of the business, product line and brand to boost shareholder value from $700 million to $3.7 billion, and sales from less than $1 billion to $3 billion. Under Mark’s leadership Tempur developed and launched the “Cloud” product line which doubled the size of the business, the company repositioned the brand with the very successful “Ask Me” campaign, and in 2012 Tempur acquired the Sealy Corporation.

From 2002 to 2007 as EVP and President, of Campbell’s Soup North American Division he was the leader of a $6.2 billion business, including Campbell’s Soup, Stockpot Refrigerated Soups, Pepperidge Farm, Pace, Prego, and the V8 businesses. He delivered 3-year sales CAGR of 5.5% and EBIT of 7.5%, and grew market share. He also had global responsibility for the $500 million Godiva Chocolatier, including its 550 stores.

From 1999 to 2002 he was CEO of J. Crew. Mark led the company’s transition from a family-owned cataloger with a small independent retail channel to a professionally managed, integrated multi-channel operation. He drove very strong top and bottom-line growth, opening 50 stores and growing nascent Internet business.

From 1995 to 1999 Mark was President/General Manager, Nestlé Frozen Foods Division, a $1.2 billion division comprising Stouffer’s and Lean Cuisine. Launched pioneering meal-in-a-kit Skillet Sensations, with sales ramping to over $100 million.

Earlier in his career, Mark spent five years as a strategy consultant for Bain & Co. and five years selling large computer systems for IBM.

He has an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc in Physics from the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.