Global investment firm Carlyle has announced significant leadership changes within its Americas Corporate Private Equity sector. Sandra Horbach, a long-time partner and industry veteran, steps into the role of Chair, where she will continue to serve on investment committees, support management, and contribute to strategic growth initiatives. Steve Wise joins Brian Bernasek as Co-Head of Americas Corporate Private Equity, bringing extensive experience from his decade-long leadership in Carlyle’s healthcare investments. Wise’s track record includes high-profile transactions such as Medline Industries and Pharmaceutical Product Development. Succeeding Wise as Global Co-Heads of Healthcare are Joe Bress and Robert Schmidt, leveraging their combined 30 years of expertise. The announcement underscores Carlyle’s commitment to fostering talent and strategic growth across various sectors, with key leadership in place for financial services, aerospace, technology, and industrials. CEO Harvey Schwartz praised the appointments, emphasizing the firm’s deep talent pool and strategic foresight. Both Horbach and Wise expressed optimism and commitment to driving Carlyle’s future success.

Private Equity, Healthcare, Financial Services,United States