Former McKinsey consultant Anjana Sasidharan joins L Catterton

16 February 2021 1 min. read
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Former McKinsey & Company consultant Anjana Sasidharan has joined private equity firm L Catterton in its Mumbai office.

Anjana Sasidharan brings over a decade of experience to L Catterton, with over $22 billion of equity capital across its funds one of the largest global consumer-focused private equity firms in the world. She transfers from Sequoia Capital, where she spent nearly a decade. 

Sasidharan gained extensive expertise investing in early-stage, fast-growing, and innovative companies across a number of consumer categories, with particular experience in the healthcare space. While at Sequoia, she also led the formation of Sequoia Spark, a community platform designed to foster collaboration and engagement among women founders across India and South East Asia.

Anjana Sasidharan, L Catterton

At L Catterton, she has been tasked with overseeing investments in earlier-stage start-ups and scale-ups across India and South East Asia. “Anjana is an extremely talented and experienced investor, and we are excited to welcome her to L Catterton,” said Chinta Bhagat and Scott Chen, Managing Partners of L Catterton in Asia.

“As India continues to play an important role in our broader Asia strategy, we are confident that we now have the right team in place in these regions to execute on our longer-term vision and continue to invest in the companies on the cutting edge of the evolving consumer experience,” they added.

Earlier in her career, Sasidharan worked nearly four years for McKinsey & Company, where she started her career. 

Alongside her role at L Catterton, Sasidharan serves as a non-executive director on company boards. These included in the past: Biofourmis, Eruditus, Wingreens Farms, Medgenome, Vini Cosmetics and La Renon.