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Paulo Marchesan

Director, Operations

Paulo Marchesan is a Director on Butterfly’s Portfolio Operations Team and leads a significant portion of the Firm’s portfolio company work in foodservice, distribution and consumer businesses. In addition, he has significant functional expertise in food operations and supply chain management. In this role, Mr. Marchesan works directly with investment and portfolio teams in the identification, design and delivery of long-term value creation. Mr. Marchesan has extensive experience leading transformations within the consumer goods, retail and restaurant industries. Over the past twenty years, he has participated in the food industry as an operating executive, strategic consultant and entrepreneur.

Prior to joining Butterfly, Mr. Marchesan was a Senior Advisor for McKinsey & Company, where he counseled teams and executives leading large transformations in restaurant and consumer goods companies. Additionally, Mr. Marchesan assembled and operated a multi-unit Haagen-Dazs franchise business. From 2011 to 2017, Mr. Marchesan was part of the senior executive team at Restaurant Brands International, a 3G Capital portfolio company that franchises more than 24,000 Burger King, Tim Horton’s and Popeye’s locations worldwide. At Restaurant Brands International, he served in multiple capacities including Vice President of Development and Franchising, Head of People and Management and Head of Field/Business Operations for Burger King North America.

Earlier in his career, Paulo was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co, serving global retailers and consumer goods leaders in projects around the world, primarily in the areas of operations and supply chain transformations.

Paolo Marchesan