CVC hires One Equity’s Kichler to head U.S. industrials and energy

CVC Capital Partners has named Thomas J. Kichler as a partner and U.S. head of industrials and energy, the private equity firm announced today.

Previously, Kichler worked at One Equity Partners where he was a partner and managing director. In that role, Kichler led numerous deals that included LBC Tank Terminals, Progress Rail, OCI, Columbian Chemicals, Sonneborn Refined Products, Polarcus, PeroxyChem and East Balt.

In addition to OEP, Kichler also worked at Salomon/CitigroupWasserstein Perella and Ernst & Young.

Currently, Kichler serves as chairman of East Balt and is on the board of Polarcus.

Photo of Thomas J. Kichler courtesy of CVC Capital