Josh Bekenstein is a managing director of Bain Capital, LLC, a leading global private investment firm based in Boston. Mr. Bekenstein helped start Bain Capital in 1984 with a number of colleagues from Bain & Company, the management consulting firm. Since then, Bain Capital has grown to more than 600 people and has made private equity investments and add-ons in over 300 companies across a variety of industries. In addition, the firm has expanded into several other asset classes and currently manages several pools of capital including private equity, high-yield assets, mezzanine capital, and public equity. The firm now has over $80 billion in assets under management.
Mr. Bekenstein serves as a board member of several corporations, including Bombardier Recreational Products, Waters Corporation, Dollarama, Toys R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Michaels Stores, and Bright Horizons Family Solutions, as well as many community and educational organizations, such as the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Horizons For Homeless Children, New Profit Inc., City Year, New Leaders for New Schools, the Yale University President’s Council, and the Yale Corporation Investment Committee. Mr. Bekenstein holds a BA from Yale and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He lives in Wayland, Massachusetts, with his wife and five children between the ages of 12 and 20.
Joshua Bekenstein has served as a Director of the Company since August 1994. He is a Managing Director of Bain Capital, LLC, where he has worked since its inception in 1984. Mr. Bekenstein is a Director of Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc., Toys R'Us, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc., Dollarama, Michaels Stores, Inc. and Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation.