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December 2020

Giacomo Di Nepi Appointed Senior Advisor for KKR

KKR has named Giacomo Di Nepi Senior Advisor, where he will focus on healthcare investment opportunities while supporting portfolio companies. Giacomo is a healthcare industry veteran who brings almost four decades of experience to KKR. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Polyphor, which he recently took public. His extensive executive leadership experience includes serving as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Europe for InterMune and Chief Executive Officer of Europe for Takeda. He served in several leadership roles with Novartis, including: Global Business Unit Head of Transplantation, Immunology and Infectious Diseases; Chief Executive Officer of Italy; and Director of the U.S. Earlier in his career, he served McKinsey & Co. as a Partner focused on pharmaceuticals, chemicals, energy, consumer and industrial goods, but was a core member of the worldwide pharmaceuticals practice.

KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, credit and real assets, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds. The firm has $222 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2020. Headquartered in New York, NY, KKR has a team of over 1,500 employees, consultants, and senior advisors, including approximately 480 investment professionals working across 16 industries in offices around the world.