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Ron Frasch

Ron Frasch / Operating Partner

rfrasch@castaneapartners.com
917-412-6156

Ron Frasch joined Castanea Partners as an operating partner in 2014 to focus on luxury apparel and accessories, and aspirational branded consumer products.

Prior to joining Castanea, Ron was President and Chief Merchandising Officer at Saks Fifth Avenue until the sale of the company to Hudson's Bay Co. in 2013.

Previously, Ron was CEO and President at Bergdorf Goodman. He also held senior executive positions at GFT USA and Escada USA as President, and President and CEO, respectively, and Neiman Marcus where he was Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager for ready-to-wear, accessories, and cosmetics.

Ron serves as director on the board of Castanea portfolio companies Aurora Brands, Ippolita, and Proenza Schouler. He also serves on the Crocs, Inc. Board of Directors' audit and governance committee.

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