Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has promoted Shusaku Minoda to chairman of KKR Japan from his position as managing director & chief executive officer. Minoda has led business as CEO of KKR Japan for six years and has built an excellent platform for future growth.
Hirofumi Hirano has been added as the new managing director & chief executive officer of KKR Japan. Hirano joins KKR from AlixPartners Asia where he was managing director and head of Asia financial service industry practice.
Both appointments are effective April 15, 2013.