Carlyle Group names John Adam Kanas senior adviser, vice chair of financial services

|About: The Carlyle Group (CG)|By:, SA News Editor

Carlyle Group (CG -0.4%) names John Adam Kanas senior adviser and vice chairman of Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners.

Kanas will continue his role as non-executive chairman of BankUnited.

In his role at Carlyle, Kanas advises CG's executive team and investment professionals on range of strategic and financial services issues, works with Carlyle's limited partners, and supports Carlyle's portfolio companies.

Kanas had been president and CEO of BankUnited, a former portfolio company of CG, from May 2009 through Dec. 2016.

Previously: Carlyle's new co-CEOs see private equity taking bigger role in global economy (June 4)