Martin W. Sumner

Martin W. Sumner is a Managing Director and Head of the Global Industrial & Transportation, based in Washington, D.C.  Since 2005, Carlyle’s Industrial & Transportation team has invested more than $19 billion in equity in over 20 transactions.  Mr. Sumner has led or been a key contributor in a number of investments across the sector including Atotech BV, Nouryon, CEPSA, Allison Transmission, Axalta Coating Systems, AxleTech International, Centennial Resources Development, Veyance Technologies and United Components, among others. 

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2003, Mr. Sumner held positions with Thayer Capital Partners, a private equity firm and the strategy group of Mercer Management Consulting.

He is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Atotech BV, Nobian, Nouryon, Novolex Holdings and Victory Innovations.

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.