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Allan M. Holt


Allan M. Holt of Washington, DC, is vice chairman of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He is a senior partner and managing director of The Carlyle Group and chairman of Carlyle’s US Buyout group, the firm’s largest investment fund. Mr. Holt has extensive private equity investment experience, most recently as co-head of US Buyout for 14 years. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1992, he spent three-and-a-half years with Avenir Group, Inc., an investment and advisory company. Mr. Holt was also previously with MCI Communications Corporation, where as director of planning and budgets he managed a group responsible for the development, review, and analysis of MCI’s multibillion-dollar financial operating and capital plans. Mr. Holt is a graduate of Rutgers University and received his MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently a member of the board of directors of several Carlyle portfolio companies, including HCR Manor Care Inc., NBTY, Inc., Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, and Veritas Technologies. Mr. Holt is vice chair of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. He is the son of Holocaust survivors.

June 5, 2017