Szlezak jumps to KKR from Soros Fund Management

Waldemar Szlezak has joined KKR and will lead the firm’s communications infrastructure investments in the Americas, his LinkedIn profile said. Szlezak is a former senior managing director of Soros Fund Management LLC’s private equity group, LinkedIn said. Szlezak will help spearhead KKR’s push into communications, a growing area of infrastructure investing, said the Wall Street Journal, which first reported Szlezak’s move.