John Connaughton

Co-Managing Partner

Bain Capital

John Connaughton is Co-Managing Partner of Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm with more than $175 billion in assets under management and more than 1,700 employees and 24 offices across four continents. The firm focuses on a range of asset classes including private equity, credit, venture capital, public equity and real estate.

Mr. Connaughton also serves as the Global Head of Bain Capital Private Equity. Since joining the firm in 1989, Mr. Connaughton has played a leading role in several prominent healthcare and information/media businesses in which Bain Capital Private Equity has made investments. Prior to Bain Capital, he was a strategy consultant at Bain and Company.

Mr. Connaughton currently serves on the board of IQVIA Holdings Inc. (IQV–NYSE). He previously sat on over two dozen private and public boards including iHeartMedia Inc. (IHRT- OTC), Grupo NotreDame Intermedica (GNDI-BR), HCA Inc. (HCA-NYSE), Warner Chilcott (WCRX-Nasdaq), Warner Music Group (WMG-NYSE), ProSieben Sat.1.Media ag (PBSFY) and Stericycle, Inc. (SRCL- Nasdaq). He is also a member of the Boston Celtics investor group.

In addition to his work with the GreenLight Fund, Mr. Connaughton is active in a number of charitable and civic activities, including serving as a member of the Berklee College of Music Board of Trustees, the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce Foundation Board and Investment Management Company (UVIMCO), the Roxbury Latin School Board of Trustees, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, the Brigham & Women’s Hospital Board of Trustees and Bain Capital Community Partnership.

Mr. Connaughton received a B.S. in Commerce with Distinction from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker scholar.

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