Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Hires Dhiren Mehta

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has added Dhiren Mehta as a director in India, Reuters reported. Mehta was previously head of fixed income institutional sales in India at Nomura. Earlier in his career, Mehta worked for 17 years at Citigroup.

(Reuters) – U.S. private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. said on Tuesday it has hired Dhiren Mehta, who was head of fixed income institutional sales in India at Nomura , as a director in India.

Mehta will work with the Mumbai-based KKR team headed by Sanjay Nayar, chief executive of KKR India, and with B V Krishnan, director and head of KKR’s non-banking financial company, KKR said in a statement.

Before joining Nomura, Mehta worked for 17 years at Citigroup , where Nayar was India CEO before joining KKR. (Reporting by Indulal PM; editing by Tony Munroe)