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Portrait de Henry Kravis
Birthday : 01/06/1944
Place of birth : Tulsa (Oklahoma) - United States
Public asset : 351,583,914 USD
Country of residence : United States
Linked companies : KKR & Co. Inc.

Summary 
Henry R. Kravis is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded KKR & Co., Inc., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP and KKR Management LLC and who has been at the helm of 7 different companies. Mr. Kravis occupies the position of Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at KKR & Co., Inc. and Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at KKR Management LLC (a subsidiary of KKR & Co., Inc.).

He is also Co-Chairman for Columbia Business School, Co-Chairman for Columbia University, Chairman at Sponsors For Educational Opportunity and Chairman Emeritus at Interactive Engagement Group LLC and on the board of 8 other companies.

In his past career he occupied the position of Advisor at Accel-KKR LLC, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP, Director & Co-Owner at Avago Technologies Ltd. and Principal at Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.

Mr. Kravis received an undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.


Anecdotes
Kravis is a pro-republican; he was a supporter and fund raiser for John McCain and George W. Bush.

He was a major contributor during the George HW Bush’s election campaign in 1992.
Citations
"As I said there is nothing wrong with failing. Pick yourself up and try it again. You never are going to know how good you really are until you go out and face failure."

"But once you buy a company, you are married. You are married to that company."

"I was an economics major in college, and every summer after school, I would drive my car from California, from Claremont men's college at the time, to New York. And I worked on Wall Street."

"I always like to refer managers in corporate America as the renters of the corporate assets, not the owners."


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