Ragui Selwanes

Operating Advisor

Joined Thomas H. Lee Partners in 2017.

Ragui Selwanes is an operating advisor to Thomas H. Lee Partners. He brings over twenty years of payments and operating experience to the Firm. Mr. Selwanes has held leadership positions in a variety of roles including CMO, President, EVP, has a demonstrated track record of developing and building highly profitable payments systems in healthcare, B2B payments and consumer card programs. 

Prior to joining THL, Mr. Selwanes was EVP of Corporate Payments for Fleetcor's Comdata division, where he was responsible for launching its healthcare and wholesale payments business. 

Mr. Selwanes joined Comdata after several years of designing and building payment systems in the United States.  He founded a boutique consulting firm that enabled industry leading organizations to launch new and innovative technologies including Change Healthcare's Payment Services business, Barclaycard's Prepaid Card Program, and Herae's Hospital Payments Automation Program.  Mr. Selwanes' entry into the payments industry started at UnitedHealth Group, where he was Chief Marketing Officer of Exante Financial Services, the industry's first wholly dedicated healthcare bank. 

Mr. Selwanes holds a B.S. and M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business.  He also matriculated from UHG's President's Leadership Development Program administered by the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.  

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