Blackstone Singapore beds in Banerjee as chairman
09 January 2013
News, Asia, Singapore
By Asia Asset Management
Gautam Banerjee has been unveiled as Blackstone Singapore’s new chairman. He also joins Blackstone’s international advisory board.
Michael Chae, the head of international private equity for Blackstone says: “We are delighted to have Mr. Banerjee join Blackstone in Singapore. Through his extraordinary 30-year career, he has become one of the senior leaders of the business and broader community in the region. His deep knowledge of the region, extensive relationships, and superb judgment will be invaluable to our investing and advisory businesses in Southeast Asia and throughout the region.”
Mr. Banerjee adds: “Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager and a global leader in each one of its businesses. I am looking forward to working with the firm to drive its strategy and help develop its businesses in this vibrant region.”
Mr. Banerjee was most recently the executive chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore, where he also served as a member of the global firm’s strategy council and as chief operating officer for China, Japan, Korea, Australia and Southeast Asia.
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