Philippe Franchet co-founded L Catterton Europe in 2001. Mr. Franchet began his career in 1987 with Credit Lyonnais in Tokyo. In 1995, he joined McKinsey & Co where he focused on strategy and operational improvement in Telecoms, Pharmaceuticals and Logistics. In 1997, Mr. Franchet joined Eurazeo as member of the Executive Committee in charge of private equity investments. In 2000, Mr. Franchet joined Groupe Arnault, as Senior Vice President in charge of investments for Europatweb, the newly formed technology and internet investment group of Bernard Arnault. Mr. Franchet holds a Master of Science from Telecom Paris Tech and an MBA from Harvard Business School.