Jay W. Sammons

New York, NY
Consumer & Retail
Business Segment
Corporate Private Equity
Asset Class

Jay W. Sammons is a Managing Director and Head of the Global Consumer, Media & Retail team. He is based in New York.

Since joining Carlyle, Mr. Sammons has led or been a key contributor to a number of Carlyle investments across the Consumer, Media & Retail sectors, including Beats Electronics, Philosophy, Vogue International, Ithaca Holdings and Grupo Madero.

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2006, Mr. Sammons was with Avista Capital Partners and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners in New York and he began his career at JP Morgan.

Mr. Sammons currently serves as a director on the Boards of Grupo Madero, Ithaca Holdings, Nature’s Bounty and Acosta, along with the Robert Toigo Foundation. He is also a member of the UNC Honors Advisory Board.

Mr. Sammons received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.