KKR hires former Lehman Brothers managing director Makram Azar to head MENA operations
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has appointed Makram Azar as managing director and head of Middle East and North Africa.
new role, Azar
will develop the distribution of KKR products in the MENA
region and source opportunities for private equity and infrastructure transactions, according to the firm.
will also explore co-investment opportunities with MENA institutions.