Arcadia Consumer Healthcare is a portfolio company of Bansk Group . To learn more about Bansk Group, please visit banskgroup.com
Bart Becht is a Senior Partner and the Chairman of Bansk. Bart has an almost forty-year track record of building consumer brands in various operating and investing roles. Prior to founding Bansk, he was a Senior Partner and Chairman of JAB Holding Company, a global investment firm focused on the consumer sector, and the former CEO of Reckitt Benckiser, a leading global branded consumer goods company. Prior to joining Reckitt Benckiser, Bart held finance and marketing roles at Procter & Gamble.
Bart received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands and an M.B.A. from Booth Business School at the University of Chicago. He currently serves as a Director of Arcadia Consumer Healthcare and Woodstream, as well as of The Craftory and You & Mr Jones, and as Chairman of The Becht Family Charitable Trust, an organization focused on the preservation and restoration of marine biodiversity. Previously, Bart served as a Director of Keurig Dr. Pepper, JDE-Peets, Coty, Krispy Kreme, and Panera Bread.
Chris Kelly is a Partner at Bansk. Chris brings more than 15 years of experience investing in the consumer sector and leads Bansk's efforts across the beauty & personal care, consumer health, and consumer services categories. Prior to joining Bansk, he co-led the Consumer & Retail vertical at TPG Growth, a global middle market and growth equity firm.
Chris received a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was named a Palmer Scholar. He currently serves as a Director of Arcadia Consumer Healthcare and Ethique. Previously, Chris served as a Director of Crunch Fitness, InStride Education, Mendocino Farms, Philz, and Superior Industries (observer).
Ciaran Bermingham is a Vice President at Bansk. Prior to joining Bansk, he was an investment professional at L Catterton, a leading consumer-focused private equity firm. Ciaran began his career at Jefferies in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.
Ciaran focuses on Bansk’s consumer health and food & beverage strategies. He is involved in theme identification, sourcing, execution, and value creation efforts in these categories and has an active role in Bansk’s investments in Arcadia Consumer Healthcare and Woodstream.
Ciaran received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently serves as a Director of Arcadia Consumer Healthcare.