Roberto Quarta

Roberto Quarta

Roberto Quarta has been a Partner with Clayton, Dublier & Rice Europe (CD&R) for 16 years and is Chairman of CD&R Europe.

He started his career with BTR plc in 1979 and was their Regional MD and Executive VP before his final role as Divisional CEO and main board member, before leaving them in 1993.

Mr Quarta joined BBA Group as Chief Executive in 1993, becoming their Chairman in 2001, a role he kept until 2006 after joining CD&R.

Board Mandates

Mr Quarta is Chairman of WPP plc and Smith & Nephew plc. He played the lead operating role in Clayton, Dubilier & Rice's investment in SPIE (global energy and communications' company with 40.000 employees).

He has been the Chairman of Rexel SA, IMI plc, Brake Bros. plc and Italtel SpA.

Mr Quarta was previously on the boards of SPIE SA, Worcester Controls Corp, BTR plc, PowerGen plc and Foster Wheeler Corp.

He was a member of the Advisory Board of INSEAD and of Stockwell Communications LLP and former Trustee of the College of the Holy Cross.

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