KKR Appoints Former Morgan Stanley CEO Senior Advisor

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KKR has appointed John J. Mack, former chairman and chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley, as a Senior Advisor to the firm.

Henry R. Kravis (Co-Founder and Co-CEO, KKR): John Mack is a great leader who we believe will add enormous value to KKR’s investors, partners and our portfolio. He will help make us smarter investors and strengthen our firm.”

Mr. Mack served as chairman of Morgan Stanley from 2005 to the end of 2011 and CEO from 2005 to 2010. Prior to his role as CEO at Morgan Stanley, he served as chairman of Pequot Capital Management. Before that, he was co-CEO of Credit Suisse Group and CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston.

Mr. Mack is a graduate of Duke University, where he is a Trustee Emeritus.  He also serves as chairman of the board of trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the University Hospital of both Columbia and Cornell, a Board Member of the Bloomberg Family Foundation, and a member of the Business Council and the Business Roundtable.  In addition, Mr. Mack serves on the Advisory Board for China Investment Corporation, the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Beijing, and the Executive Committee of the Partnership for New York City.  Mr. Mack is a director of both Rev Worldwide and Corinthian Ophthalmic.  He is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the NYC Financial Services Advisory Committee, and the Shanghai International Financial Advisory Council.