Brian F. Carroll

Brian F. Carroll, Director

Brian F. Carroll is the managing partner of Carroll Capital LLC. He was, through 2016, a member of KKR, a global alternative asset manager. He joined KKR in 1995 and was head of the consumer and retail teams in Europe. He was also a member of the European Investment Committee. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Carroll was with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he worked on a broad range of high yield financing, corporate finance and merchant banking transactions. In the past five years, Mr. Carroll has served as a member of the board of directors of Flowgroup Plc, Pets at Home Group Plc, Cognita, Northgate Information Solutions, SMCP and Afriflora. Mr. Carroll earned a B.S. and B.A.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Carroll has been a Director and the Chairman of the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors since July 2007.