The Senior Managing Director at Towerbrook Capital Partners, Andrew Rolfe has been making an impact on the business world for quite some time. He has a passion for leadership and understands what it takes to make a business successful. Before his current role he has held a number of prestigious roles including the President of Gap Inc. International,the Chairman & CEO of Pret A Manger, the Chairman & CEO of Pret A Manger, and Chief Executive of Booker Foodservice.
Andrew Rolfe is a graduate of Oxford University. Years later he earned his M.B.A. from the prestigious Harvard Business School. Currently Rolfe works as the chairman of the Ubuntu Education Fund. This group is a South African based non-profit group focused on social welfare and education. Rolfe’s experience is widespread. One of his more prominent roles was with GAP where he worked as the President of their International Division. While at GAP, Rolfe was responsible for creating new growth strategies for the company. Under Rolfe’s leadership, GAP grew nearly 500 store locations in the U.K., France and Japan. Furthermore he was largely responsible for the launch of the popular Banana Republic brand in Japan.
Oustide of the GAP, Rolfe has had leadership roles in a number of well known companies. During his career he has served as Vice President of Operations Europe for PepsiCo Restaurants. He has also provided leadership for more than one thousand KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants across 30 countries. Other notable positions Wolfe has held include Non Executive Director at WH Smith PLC, Director of Booker PLC and Director of True Religion Apparel. Andrew Rolfe has built a very impressive resume throughout his career. He has shown a great ability to serve in leadership roles. He is not afraid of a challenge and usually meets it head on. He is sure to be heard from for many years to come.