Abhijit Sen has joined KKR as chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of the firm’s Indian operations. He is the former South Asia CFO for Citigroup.
KKR today announced the appointment of Abhijit Sen, formerly South Asia CFO of Citigroup, to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at KKR India. In this role Mr. Sen will oversee finance, compliance and administration of KKR in India. He will also have responsibilities with KKR’s finance function in Asia. He joins KKR, effective April 1, 2010.
“Abhijit is considered as one of India’s most renowned and highly-respected finance professionals,” said Sanjay Nayar, CEO and Country Head, KKR India. “Abhijit’s vast experience supported by his expertise in finance, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions will enable us to strengthen KKR’s operations in India and throughout the region.”
Mr. Sen joins KKR from Citigroup, where he headed the finance function in South Asia for the past 15 years. As CFO South Asia, Mr. Sen had oversight over the group’s finance function in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, including the following key acquisitions, strategic planning and divestitures. Mr. Sen holds an Engineering degree from IIT Kharagpur and MBA from IIM Calcutta.
Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global alternative asset manager with $52.2 billion in assets under management, over 600 people, and 13 offices around the world as of December 31, 2009. KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. KKR seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. KKR complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with investors through its client relationships and capital markets platforms. KKR is publicly traded through KKR & Co. (Guernsey) L.P. (Eurone t Amsterdam:
KKR). For additional information, please visit KKR’s website at www.kkr.com.