Mr. Donath is a Managing Partner at L Catterton focused on Latin America. He was a Senior Managing Director and Partner at Eton Park Capital Management, responsible for private equity and illiquid investment activities in emerging markets. Previously, he was a Founding Partner & Managing Director of Pegasus Capital. Before Pegasus, Mr. Donath was a Partner of McKinsey & Company where he was head of McKinsey’s Latin American Consumer Goods and Retail Practice and also leader of the Latin American Corporate Finance and Strategy Practice. Dirk left McKinsey to found FarmaCity, the leading retail pharmacy chain in Argentina, where he was Chairman and served on the Board of Directors. He was a Trustee on the Board of Governors of the American Ballet Theatre and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council of the Americas and is on the Board of Governors of Hillel International. Mr. Donath is also on the Board of the Latin American Advisor of the Inter-American Dialogue and was on the Advisory Board of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, in addition to the Boards of various Portfolio Companies.
Mr. Donath graduated cum laude with honors from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and studied international relations at Oxford University. He also earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. Dirk is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.