KKR Adds Former RBI Deputy Governor Sinha as Advisor

Apr 9 2015 | 1:39pm ET

Global investment management behemoth KKR has appointed Anand Sinha, former Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), as an industry advisor. 

Sinha’s appointment is effective immediately, according to a press release. Sinha was RBI Deputy Governor from January 2011 to January 2014, where he was responsible for regulation of commercial banks and non-banking financial companies.

He spent a total of 37 years at the central bank, where he was involved in the development regulatory and supervisory policies for commercial banks amid ongoing banking sector reforms in India.

Sinha was also RBI’s nominee for the Board of the Securities and Exchange Board of India and held a number of other industry posts. He holds a Master’s Degree in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi. 

“KKR is a premier global investment firm and I am honored to have the opportunity to work with KKR’s outstanding leadership team. I very much look forward to working with KKR on investment opportunities in India,” Sinha said in the press release.

Industry advisors are part of KKR’s integrated value creation model, bringing in specific industry focus to support the building of KKR’s business and investment practice.

KKR is one of the world’s largest investment firms, managing capital across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. The firm’s AUM rose 5% last year to $98.6 billion.

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