Patrick Siewert is a Managing Director and Partner focused on investments in consumer and retail businesses in Asia for The Carlyle Group. He is based in Hong Kong SAR. Before joining Carlyle, he held various positions in Asia with The Coca-Cola Company including Group President and President and Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Executive Committee member from 2001 to 2007.
He was responsible for some of the highest growth businesses in The Coca-Cola Company and some of its most innovative and successful products. In his early career he helped to build many of Eastman Kodak Company’s businesses globally and in Europe and Asia.
He serves as a Director of Avery Dennison Corporation, Grand Foods Holdings Limited (McDonald’s China and Hong Kong), and Mondel?z International, Inc. He is lead director of Avery Dennison Corporation, chair Finance Committees of Mondel?z International, Inc. and member of its audit committee. He is Chairman, Accolade Wines and previously Chairman of the Board of Eastern Broadcasting Company, Taiwan’s largest media outlet.
He has served as past Director of several companies in the health and beauty, hotel/tourism and animal nutrition and natural resources sectors. He has also served as past director of several trade organizations including the U.S.-Hong Kong Business Council, U.S. China Business Council, U.S.-ASEAN Business Council and Board of Governors, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He is a past board member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and member Chief Executives Organization. Mr. Siewert is a recipient of several diversity awards and a United Nations International Photographic Council Lifetime Achievement Award.