Martin W. Sumner

Washington, DC
Business Segment
Corporate Private Equity
Asset Class

Martin W. Sumner is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group where he focuses on investment opportunities in the industrial and transportation sectors. He is based in Washington, DC.

Since joining Carlyle in 2003, Mr. Sumner has led or been a key contributor to several of the firm’s investments including Axalta Coating Systems (formerly DuPont Performance Coatings), Centennial Resources Development, Allison Transmission, Veyance Technologies, AxleTech International, and United Components, among others. Prior to joining Carlyle, he held positions with Thayer Capital Partners, a private equity firm and the strategy consulting group of Mercer Management Consulting.

Mr. Sumner received his M.B.A. from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and a B.S. in Economics, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Axalta Coating Systems, AxleTech International and Centennial Resources Development.