Hellenic American Association for Professionals in Finance
requests the honor of your presence
for our 35th Anniversary
Mr. Alexander Navab
Partner & Head of Americas Private Equity, KKR & Co. LP
2017 Executive of the Year Award Dinner
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Reception 6:00pm Dinner 7:00pm
The Union League Club of New York
38 East 37th Street
New York, NY 10016
Admission is by prepaid reservation only.
(We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express & PayPal online.)
Alexander Navab joined KKR in 1993. He is the Head of KKR’s Americas Private Equity business. Mr. Navab serves as the Chair of the Americas Private Equity Investment Committee, and also as the Chair of the Americas Portfolio Management Committee, as well as serving on KKR’s Special Situations Investment Committee. Mr. Navab played a significant role in the development of Borden, Intermedia Communications, IPREO, KSL Recreation, Neway Anchorlok, Newsquest Media, The Nielsen Company (formerly VNU Group), NuVox (NewSouth Communications), PanAmSat, RELTEC, Tenovis, Visant, Yellow Pages Group, Weld North, World Color Press, and Zhone Technologies.
Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Navab was with James D. Wolfensohn Incorporated where he was involved in mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate finance advisory work. From 1987 to 1989, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he worked in the Investment Banking Department. He received a B.A. with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from Columbia College, and an M.B.A. with High Distinction, Baker Scholar, Wolfe Award, from Harvard Business School. In 2011, Mr. Navab received the John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement from Columbia College. In 2016, he was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Mr. Navab is actively involved in philanthropic, educational, community and national organizations, serving as a member of the Board of Trustees at New York-Presbyterian Hospital; a member of the Board of Directors at The Robin Hood Foundation; a member of the Board of Visitors at Columbia College; Co-Chair of the National Council of American Enterprise Institute (AEI); a member of the Board of Trustees at The Buckley School in New York; a member of the Council on Foreign Relations; and a member of the Board of Dean's Advisors at Harvard Business School; and on the Executive Committee at The Hellenic Initiative (a non-profit organization supporting economic renewal in Greece through philanthropy, entrepreneurship and economic investment).
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HABA, Hellenic American Association for Professionals in Finance, is one of the premier Hellenic American organizations in the New York metropolitan area. HABA is a not-for-profit organization established in 1982 to promote the professional and educational interests of Hellenic Americans, Hellenes and Phihellenes in the banking and financial services industries. Its current active membership consists of approximately 250 professionals representing dozens of institutions across the financial services spectrum.