News Release

The Carlyle Group Promotes 48 Professionals to Senior Positions


Washington, DC – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group today announced that it has promoted 48 professionals to senior positions: nine to Partner, 13 to Managing Director and 26 to Principal/Director. (Principals and Directors are the same level in Carlyle parlance; Principal is the title used in North America and Director is the title used in Europe and Asia.) The individuals work in Carlyle’s offices around the globe conducting buyout, growth capital, real asset and global market strategies transactions, as well as investor services activities.

New Partners (Group; Location):

Rahul Culas – GMS, Energy Mezzanine; New York
Ian Sandler – GMS, Infrastructure; New York
Cam Dyer – US Buyout; Charlotte
Mark Johnson – US Buyout; Washington, DC
Elliot Wagner – US Buyout; New York
David Daniel – US Real Estate; Washington, DC
Glori Holzman Graziano – GMS, US Structured Credit; New York
Alok Gaur – Investor Relations; Washington, DC
Heather Mitchell – Investor Services, Legal; London

New Managing Directors:

Philip Park – Asia Growth; Seoul
Brian Lindley – Europe Buyout; London
Grishma Parekh – GMS, Global Corporate Mezzanine; New York
Jeffrey Levin – GMS Finance; New York
Shelley Guiley – Investor Relations; Washington, DC
Marco Peschiera – South America Buyout; Lima
Martin Sumner – US Buyout; Washington, DC
Michael Gershenson – US Real Estate; New York
Justin Plouffe – GMS, US Structured Credit; New York
Bryan Corbett – One Carlyle; Washington, DC
Jason Thomas – Investor Services, External Affairs; Washington, DC
Norma Kuntz – Investor Services, Fund Management CPE; Washington DC
Leslie Eglin – Investor Services, Human Resources; Washington DC

New Principals/Directors:

Tony Jiang – Asia Buyout; Shanghai
David Wen – Asia Buyout; Shanghai
Shirlene Song – Asia Real Estate; Shanghai
Charles Wu – Asia Real Estate; Shanghai
Massimiliano Caraffa – Europe Buyout; Milan
Benjamin Deshayes – Europe Buyout; Paris
Shaun Mercer – Europe Buyout; London
Fraser Robson – Europe Buyout; London
Daniel East – GMS, Global Energy Mezzanine; Houston
Justin Teltschik – GMS, Global Energy Mezzanine; Houston
Anne-Sophie Pawlowski – GMS Infrastructure; New York
Yusuke Watanabe – Japan Buyout; Tokyo
Kristen Ankerbrandt – US Buyout; New York
Dayne Baird – US Buyout; Washington, DC
Parker Hayden – US Buyout; New York
Ram Jagannath – US Buyout; New York
Will McMullan – US Buyout; New York
Greg Nikodem – US Buyout; Washington, DC
Derek Whang – US Buyout; Washington, DC
Jonathan Bard – US Real Estate; Los Angeles
Ravi Changela – Investor Services, Corporate Accounting; Arlington
Marius Draghici – Investor Services, Corporate Accounting; Paris
Emily Van Huysen – Investor Services, Corporate Accounting; Arlington
Annie Paydar – Investor Services, Human Resources; London
Denise Eaton – Investor Services, Legal and Compliance; Washington, DC
Monica Harris – Investor Services, Legal and Compliance; Washington, DC

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About The Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $185 billion of assets under management across 122 funds and 81 fund of funds vehicles as of September 30, 2013. Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. Carlyle invests across four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Solutions – in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,450 people in 34 offices across six continents.