Planet First Partners

Planet First Partners appoints Jérémie Danicourt as Operating Partner

October 31, 2023

Planet First Partners, the growth equity investment platform, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jérémie Danicourt as Operating Partner.

Jérémie joins from Bain & Company, the leading global consultancy firm, where he was a Partner.

Jérémie has over 16 years’ experience working with companies across the globe, to help deliver value creation and EBITDA growth. His experience spans a range of industries and geographies – he has operated in over ten countries across sectors including Energy and Natural Resources, Transportation and Logistics, and Aerospace and Defence.

Jérémie’s passion lies in the decarbonisation agenda, where he has specific expertise in alternative fuels / technologies for the Aviation and Transportation industry.

Jérémie’s appointment is part of the next stage in Planet First Partner’s evolution to bring our portfolio companies significant value add with strategic and key operational support and to better enable the investment team in identifying and delivering value creation for our investee companies.

Frédéric de Mévius, Executive Chairman at Planet First Partners, commented:

“As an Operating Partner, Jérémie brings a key pillar to our strategy of scaling up sustainable growth companies. His expertise in helping companies through periods of growth as well as difficult situations will be invaluable. His background at Bain perfectly complements the PFP team and his operational expertise will be key. Jérémie will be instrumental in our efforts to accelerate the shift to a more sustainable economy by partnering with growth-stage companies which can deliver a substantial contribution towards a more sustainable society.”

Jérémie Danicourt, Operating Partner at Planet First Partners, commented:

“I am delighted to have joined Planet First Partners – a dynamic, progressive team making great strides in accelerating the growth of tech-enabled businesses which deliver considerable returns alongside a substantial contribution to environmental and social sustainability. The work the team are doing aligns with my passion for decarbonisation, and I am very excited to be able to put this into practice with Planet First.”  

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