VP, Andrew Claerhout heads the consumer, retail, and industrials group for Teachers' Private Capital and is also responsible for the London office. He joined Teachers' in 2005 from EdgeStone Capital Partners. Previously, Andrew worked at Pacific Equity Partners in Australia and Bain & Company in Canada and in Hong Kong. Andrew has been involved in a number of private equity transactions across various industries while at Teachers Private Capital and currently sits on the board of AOT Bedding (Serta), Easton-Bell Sports, EXAL Group, General Nutrition Centers (GNC), Munchkin and Simmons Bedding Company. Andrew received an HBA degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, completed the Stanford Executive Program, and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.