Najeti Ventures LLC

David A. Behnke
Managing Director, Head of US Investments

Najeti Ventures LLC
555 Heritage Road, Suite 102
Southbury, CT 06488 USA

Tel. 203.262.6336 ext. 16
Fax 203.262.6666
Cell 914.525.4032
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David Behnke is Managing Director and Head of United States Investments at Najeti Ventures LLC, a private equity firm investing in lower middle market companies in the consumer/retail, industrial products, distribution, and energy/clean technology sectors. Prior to that, he worked for JP Morgan for 22 years (1980-2002), where as a Managing Director he headed a variety of divisions including the Private Sale Advisory Group, which provided merger and acquisition advice to privately held companies, and the Global Power Group, which provided financing and advisory services to the electric utility industry worldwide. He currently serves on the boards of Triton Resources (Chairman) and Deep River Snacks. Previously he has served on the boards of Annie's, MVP (Chairman), DataPath (Executive Committee), Direct Fuels, and Prestolite Electric. At Najeti, he also oversaw the investments in Floor and Decor Outlets of America and Controlled Products Systems Group. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of DataPath, now a division of Rockwell Collins Satellite Communications Systems, Inc. Mr. Behnke holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, an MM from Yale University and a BA from Hamilton College.