Les Brun is Senior Advisor for G100 and Chairman and CEO of Sarr Group, LLC, a diversified holding company for his investments.
Previously, he was a Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations in the New York office of CCMP Capital Advisors. Les also founded and was Chairman Emeritus of Hamilton Lane, the world’s leading private equity advisory and management firm. Les is currently Chairman at CDK Global, Inc. He is Lead Director of Merck & Co., Inc. and Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., where he was formerly Chairman of the Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Corning, Inc., Ariel Investments, LLC, and Footprint, LLC. Les was formerly Chairman of the Board of Directors of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. and Chair of the Compensation Committee of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Les has over 40 years of investment banking, commercial banking and financial advisory experience. He has been recognized by the NACD as one of America’s top 100 Corporate Directors and was recently inducted into the 2019 Business Hall of Fame for Philadelphia Inquirer’s Industry Icons. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Les is a former Trustee of the University at Buffalo Foundation, Inc., Widener University, as well as Episcopal Academy in Merion, Pennsylvania.
|Alumni||State University of New York Buffalo|
|Affiliated Organizations||CDK Global Inc., Merck & Co. Inc., Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., Corning Inc., Ariel Investments LLC, Footprint LLC|
Boards: Alphabet, Corning, Blend, Notarize, International Flavors & Fragrances
Boards and affiliated organizations: Merck, Patricia Industries, World Childhood Foundation, Nobel Price Outreach, Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, The Thulin Group LLC
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