Former YSL CEO Turned Private Equity Executive Paul Levy of JLL Partners Discusses Career Path as Part of The Atlantic’s “View from the Top: Exploring the Route to Success” Series

Washington, D.C. (June 12, 2014)—Paul Levy, Founder and Managing Partner of private equity firm JLL Partners, will join The Atlantic’s “View from the Top: Exploring the Route to Success” series June 18 in New York City. In a one-on-one interview with The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons, Levy will share insights from more than 25 years working in private equity and speak to his career highlights—including prior roles as CEO of fashion powerhouse Yves Saint Laurent Inc., and as a Managing Director at Drexel Burnham Lambert.

The Atlantic’s “View from the Top: Exploring the Route to Success” series features one-on-one conversations with leaders across industries as they speak to the defining moments of their careers and provide insight into the trends shaping their fields.  Previous speakers in the series include Citigroup Vice Chairman Peter Orszag, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin, University of Washington President Michael Young, and United Talent Agency CEO Jeremy Zimmer.  The “View from the Top” series is made possible by Delta Air Lines.

Media interested in attending the event should contact The Atlantic’s Alexi New (anew@theatlantic.com). For those unable to attend in person, the event will be webcast live via The Atlantic’s Events Channel. You can also join the conversation on Twitter by following @Atlantic_LIVE and #ViewfromtheTop.

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