Mr. Bébéar joined Centre Partners in 2003. Prior thereto, he was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) and at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp. (DLJ), which he joined in 1992. At CSFB, Mr. Bébéar served as Global Head of People Management for Investment Banking during the integration of DLJ. At DLJ, he was a member of the media and telecommunications group in New York and was also responsible for setting up and overseeing DLJ's Paris office. Mr. Bébéar began his career as a management consultant in France at Bossard Consultants (now Gemini Ernst & Young). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Covenant Care, LLC and on the advisory board of Palisades Ventures, L.P. He previously served on the Boards of Ironwood Investment Management, LLC, Maverick Media, LLC, MB Investment Partners and Associates, LLC, and Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp. Mr. Bébéar graduated from IFAG in Paris, France.