Josh Bekenstein is a Managing Director of Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm with over $100 billion in assets under management. Mr. Bekenstein was one of the founding members of Bain Capital in 1984. Since then, Bain Capital has grown to more than 1,000 people working across offices in eight countries on four continents globally.
Mr. Bekenstein has played a leading role in a wide spectrum of prominent businesses in which Bain Capital Private Equity has made investments. These companies include Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE: BFAM), a leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, early education, and work/life solutions; Dollarama (TSE: DOL), the leading dollar store operator in Canada; Burlington Stores Inc. (NYSE: BURL), a nationally recognized retailer of high-quality, branded apparel at everyday low prices; Canada Goose (NYSE: GOOS, TSE: GOOS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of extreme weather outerwear; and Bombardier Recreational Products (TSE: DOO), a world leader in the design, manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of motorized recreational vehicles and powersports engines.
Mr. Bekenstein is also active in a number of charitable and civic activities. He chairs the board of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and serves on the boards of Yale University, the Environmental Defense Fund, and New Profit. Mr. Bekenstein graduated from Yale University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife Anita have five children between the ages of 22 and 30, and one grandchild.