Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group

Kewsong Lee

Kewsong Lee is a member of our Board of Directors. Mr. Lee was elected to our Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Lee currently serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Lee is Chairman of Carlyle’s Executive Group.

Previously, Mr. Lee served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer for the Company’s CPE segment and Head of our Global Credit segment. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2013, Mr. Lee was a partner at Warburg Pincus and a member of the firm’s Executive Management Group. During his 21 years at Warburg Pincus, he led the Consumer, Industrial and Services group, and was actively involved in the firm’s financial services efforts, capital markets group and the development of the firm’s buyout practice.

Mr. Lee serves as President of the Board of the Lincoln Center Theater and as a director on the Business Roundtable. Moreover, he is a director of the Board of the US China Business Council and a member of Harvard’s Global Advisory Council. Mr. Lee served as the lead director of Arch Capital Group from 2009 to 2017, and has served on numerous corporate boards including Transdigm, Aramark and Neiman Marcus. He earned his AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

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