KKR has appointed Dinesh Paliwal, former Chief Executive Officer of HARMAN International, as a new Partner in KKR’s global private equity business. Paliwal will support the firm in identifying global investment opportunities in the industrial, consumer and automotive sectors, as well as supporting KKR portfolio companies and their leadership teams in executing their operational and strategic growth plans.

Henry Kravis, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer at KKR, said: “We have known and followed Dinesh for a long time, and we are pleased to welcome him to the Firm. As CEO of HARMAN International, Dinesh did an extraordinary job in growing and positioning HARMAN as a global leader in the consumer and professional audio and automotive infotainment industry.”

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Source: Alpha Week

By Greg Winterton