Michael Graff is based in New York, joined Warburg Pincus in 2003 and is involved with the firm’s Industrial and Business Services team, focusing primarily on the industrial sector. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Aerospace. Prior to that, Mr. Graff was a Partner at McKinsey & Company in New York, London and Pittsburgh. He is a Director of Builders FirstSource, Consolidated Precision Products, Extant Components Group, Polypore, QuEST Global Services, TransDigm and Wencor. In addition, Mr. Graff is Chairman of Consolidated Precision Products, Extant Components Group and Wencor. He is also Chairman of the United States Olympic Water Polo Committee and a member of the Board of The Flea Theater as well as the New York chapter of Save A Child’s Heart. Mr. Graff received an A.B. in economics from Harvard College, and an M.S. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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