KKR & Co. Inc. Announces Ryan Stork as Chief Operating Officer
KKR & Co. Inc. announced that Ryan Stork was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective January 3, 2022. Prior to joining KKR, Ryan, 50, was at BlackRock Inc. where he held multiple leadership roles for more than 20 years, including most recently as Deputy Chief Operating Officer from 2019 to 2021 and as Chairman of Asia Pacific from 2014 to 2019. Previously, he was also the Global Head of Aladdin BlackRock’s investment and risk management technology platform, Head of the Institutional Client Business in Continental Europe, and Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group. He was also a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and a board member of BlackRock’s Foundation. Prior to joining BlackRock, Ryan worked at PennCorp Financial Group, Conning Asset Management, and The Travelers Insurance Companies. In connection with his appointment, Ryan will receive an annual base salary of $300,000 and be eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus from KKR and an allocation of carried interest from KKR Associates
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and supporting growth in its portfolio companies and communities. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR’s insurance subsidiaries offer retirement, life and reinsurance products under the management of The Global Atlantic Financial Group.