Richard H. Copans

Rich Copans is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the MDP Basic Industries team. Prior to joining MDP, he was with Thomas H. Lee Partners and Morgan Stanley & Co. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Nordic Packaging and Container International, Inc., SIRVA, and U.S. Lumber, and formerly served on the Boards of Directors of BWAY Holding Company, Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc., Schrader International, and Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

Rich also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Goodman Theatre, the Leadership Council of A Better Chicago, and the Duke Financial Economics Steering Committee.

Richard H. Copans

  • Title: Managing Director
  • Sector: Basic Industries
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Education:

Duke University, B.A.
Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, M.B.A.

Rich Copans is a Managing Director and Co-Head of the MDP Basic Industries team. Prior to joining MDP, he was with Thomas H. Lee Partners and Morgan Stanley & Co. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Nordic Packaging and Container International, Inc., SIRVA, and U.S. Lumber, and formerly served on the Boards of Directors of BWAY Holding Company, Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc., Schrader International, and Yankee Candle Company, Inc.

Rich also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Goodman Theatre, the Leadership Council of A Better Chicago, and the Duke Financial Economics Steering Committee.