Ralf Gruss

Skills and experience: Ralf Gruss joined Apax Partners in 2000 and is a former member of the Apax Partners Services team. Ralf has been involved in a number of deals, including Kabel Deutschland, LR Health and Beauty Systems and IFCO Systems.

Current appointments: Chief Operating Officer and a Partner at Apax and Member of the Allocation Committee.

Qualifications: Diploma in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University in Karlsruhe. He also studied at the University of Massachusetts and the London School of Economics.