Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (together with its affiliates, “KKR”) today announced the appointment of Lim Hwee Hua as a Senior Advisor to the Firm. Mrs. Lim held various offices in the government of Singapore, retiring from public service as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office.
Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Henry R. Kravis said, “Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is very fortunate to have Lim Hwee Hua join the Firm as a Senior Advisor. Mrs. Lim is a proven leader in the worlds of government, finance and investment. Her experiences in these fields and her expertise of Singapore and Southeast Asia will be particularly valuable to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts going forward as we continue to expand our business in those regions.”
Joseph Y. Bae, a Member of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and head of the Firm’s Asian operations, said, “As Kohlberg Kravis Roberts expands and builds its presence throughout Asia, we will rely on Mrs. Lim for her insights and sound advice not only for the benefit of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, but also for our portfolio companies in the region. We are very pleased she will bring her expertise to bear on our current and prospective investments as a Senior Advisor to the Firm.”
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s Senior Advisors are part of the Firm’s integrated model of value creation. They include current and former senior executives who bring unique leadership skills to complement the work of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts investment professionals and the operational executives at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Capstone, and serve as liaisons to manage relationships with current and future investment partners.
About Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is a leading global investment firm with $61.9 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2011. With offices around the world, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with investors through its client relationships and capital markets platform. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:KKR). For additional information, please visit Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s website at www.kkr.com.
KKR Appoints Lim Hwee Hua as Senior Advisor