Stephen H. Wise

Stephen H. Wise, PPD Board of Directors

Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Stephen H. Wise is a managing director and head of the Global Health Care team at The Carlyle Group. He is based in New York.

Since joining Carlyle in 2006, Mr. Wise has invested approximately $4 billion of equity in health care companies around the world. He serves as a member of the board of directors of PPD, HCR-Manor Care, Grupo Qualicorp, Healthscope Ltd., Multiplan (prior), and Lifecare. He also serves on the board of Qualicaps Group, a portfolio company of Carlyle Japan Partners. Mr. Wise serves on the Leadership Council of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Wise worked with JLL Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, where he focused on health care-related investments. He reviewed and executed transactions in a wide variety of sectors, including facilities-based services, managed care and pharmaceutical services. Previously, he worked with J.W. Childs Associates, a Boston-based private equity firm, and prior to that, in the leveraged finance group of Credit Suisse.

Mr. Wise earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from Bucknell University and received his master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School.

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