Patrick T. Siewert
Patrick Siewert is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, advising on investments in consumer and retail businesses in Asia and globally since April 2007. He is a resident of Hong Kong SAR.
Previous to joining The Carlyle Group he held various positions in Asia with The Coca-Cola Company including group president and president and chief operating officer and corporate executive committee member during the period from 2001 to 2007. He was responsible for some of the highest growth businesses in The Coca-Cola Company and some of its most innovative and successful products.
Mr. Siewert’s early career experiences were with the Eastman Kodak Company, where he had worked since 1974, holding positions in sales management, marketing, finance, brand management, business planning and general management in various countries/regions around the world, including the Americas, Europe and Asia. He served as chairman, Greater China Region, chief operating officer of Kodak’s global consumer business and president, Kodak Professional, its global commercial business. He was a senior vice-president of Eastman Kodak Company.
Mr. Siewert attended the Rochester Institute of Technology in Imaging Science, Business and Service Management and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Finance from Elmhurst College, Illinois and a Master of Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
He currently serves as a Director of Avery Dennison Corporation, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, Grand Foods Holdings Limited (McDonald’s China and Hong Kong), and Mondelēz International, Inc. He is a member the Audit and Finance Committees of Avery Dennison Corporation, and a member of the Finance and Audit Committees of Mondelēz International, Inc. He was previously Chairman of the board of Eastern Broadcasting Company, Taiwan’s largest media outlet. He has served as past director of several companies in the health and beauty, hotel/tourism and animal nutrition and natural resources sectors. He has also served as past director of several trade organizations including the US-Hong Kong Business Council, US China Business Council, US-ASEAN Business Council and board of governors, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and Chief Executives Organization. Mr. Siewert is a recipient of several diversity awards and a United Nations IPC Lifetime Achievement Award.