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Robert Sperry


Kainos Capital, LLC (Dallas, TX)


Bob Sperry brings over 30 years of operating and investment experience in the food and consumer products sector to Kainos. Kainos’ operational focus is led by Mr. Sperry. Prior to founding Kainos and joining HM again in January 2011, Mr. Sperry was a Partner with Brynwood Partners from 2003 thru 2010, where he was a Managing Partner and was responsible for deal sourcing, execution, approving fund investments, operational oversight, and exit of investments. He was previously an Operating Partner with HM from 1997 to 2003, where he was responsible for operational oversight of the food portfolio companies. Before partnering with HM, Mr. Sperry spent 17 years working for Nestle in a wide range of general management roles.


Mr. Sperry is a graduate of Central Connecticut State College, receiving a B.A. in Business Administration, and has attended executive management programs at Cornell University and IMD in Geneva, Switzerland. Mr. Sperry is a Director of Milk Specialties Global and Advanced H2O.