Former FCC Chair is Carlyle Group MD
January 6, 2014
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has named Julius Genachowski a Managing Director and partner in the US Buyout team. He will focus on investments in global technology, media and telecom, including Internet and mobile. Genachowski is returning to the private sector after serving as Chairman of the US FCC for four years, departing last May.
Allan Holt, Co-Head of the US Buyout team, said, “We are pleased to welcome Julius to Carlyle. His addition makes a successful U.S. buyout team even stronger and better positioned to generate premium returns for our investors.”
Genachowski said, “It’s an exciting time in the space, with an ongoing wave of innovation creating significant opportunities for investment. I’m grateful to have been part of developments around tech, media and telecom for many years, working with some of the best in the business, and I’m looking forward to joining my new and superbly talented Carlyle colleagues to help find and build businesses.”