TPG Capital, the global private investment firm, has associated with Gunender Kapur, a leading retail and consumer executive. Serving in a senior advisor capacity, Mr. Kapur will primarily assist TPG in focusing on investment strategies in the consumer and retail sectors in India.
Mr. Kapur, 49 years old, most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Food & Grocery Division of Reliance Retail Limited. Prior to joining Reliance, Mr. Kapur served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Unilever Nigeria Plc from August 2004 to March 2006. Before that he worked as Executive Director Foods Hindustan Unilever Ltd and Senior Vice President Foods Unilever South Asia from 1999 to July 2004. He joined Hindustan Unilever Ltd as a Management Trainee and served in various positions of increasing responsibility, such as Marketing Manager- Oral care India, Marketing Manager Dental Innovation Center Developing & Emerging markets and General Manager Popular Foods.
Mr. Kapur has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani and has an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies at Delhi University. He and his wife live in Mumbai.
About TPG Capital
TPG Capital is the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm founded in 1992 with approximately $45 billion of assets under management and offices in San Francisco, London, Hong Kong, New York, Fort Worth, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, Paris, Luxembourg, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. TPG Capital has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, joint ventures and restructurings. TPG Capital’s investments span a variety of industries including financial services, travel and entertainment, technology, industrials, retail, consumer, media and communications, and healthcare.