Kevin Kruse joined Ardian in 2016. Before that he was a Partner at Seven Mile Capital Partners since 2011. Prior to joining SMCP, Kevin was at Warburg Pincus LLC for 9 years, 4 years as a Managing Director. At Warburg Pincus, he covered North American Industrials, including segments such as chemicals, building products, aerospace, distribution, packaging and general manufacturing. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Kruse was with AEA Investors Inc. for 6 years and Bain & Co. for 3 years.