• Renaissance Acquisition Holdings
  • SunMed
  • Santa Cruz Nutritionals
  • TIDI Products

Lester B. Knight

Founding Partner & Senior Advisor

Mr. Knight is a Founding Partner of RoundTable. He currently serves as Senior Advisor and non-executive Chairman of the Board for Santa Cruz Nutritionals and serves on the boards of Renaissance Pharmaceuticals and TIDI Products. Prior to its successful sale, Mr. Knight served as the Chairman of the Board of Salter Labs.

Prior to founding the Firm, Mr. Knight spent over 35 years in the healthcare industry and has extensive strategic, operational and senior management experience including Vice Chairman of Cardinal Health, Chief Executive Officer of Allegiance and Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of Baxter. Mr. Knight was also elected non-executive Chairman of the Board of Aon Corporation in 2008 having served on the board since 1999.


  • Founding Partner, RoundTable, February 2001 – Present
  • Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Aon Corporation, 2008 – Present
  • Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors, Cardinal Health, 1999
  • Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Allegiance, 1996 – 1999
  • Office of the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Baxter, 1995 – 1996
  • Executive Vice President, Global Hospital Businesses, Baxter, 1995 – 1996


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Cornell University Johnson School of Management, 1981
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Cornell University, 1980