Kathryn King Sudol (New York) joined KKR in 2022 and is our Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. Prior to her current position, she served as KKR's General Counsel from 2022 through March 2023 and Secretary from 2022 through June 2023. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. Sudol was a partner of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP for 24 years, where she held numerous leadership roles, including as global co-head of mergers & acquisitions, a long-time member of the firm's executive committee and head of the firm's M&A practice in Asia from 2010 through 2018. Ms. Sudol currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of New York University School of Law. She earned a B.S., with honors, from Northwestern University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.