Gary Cowan

Vice President

Gary is a member of the Value Creation Team with a focus on investment opportunities in the Consumer and Technology sectors.

Prior to joining Permira, Gary served as a director at Amazon, overseeing the firm's European paid search, SEO, affiliate, social and mobile marketing operations. Prior to Amazon, Gary has held senior executive roles in digital marketing, product management and operations for a broad range of firms varying in size from early stage startups to Microsoft.


Gary holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, USA, and degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of Queensland, Australia.


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