Thomas Kichler


Partner & US Head of Industrials

2014 STEM Leadership Award Honoree for Private Equity Distinction

Thomas Kichler. Three decades of experience as advisor and principal investor in over 100 M&A transactions with a value exceeding $50 billion have not slowed down Thomas Kichler in his quest for finding growth opportunities as Partner and US Head of Industrials and Energy at CVC.


Prior to joining CVC in 2016, he was a partner at One Equity Partners (the investment arm of JP Morgan), where he worked since 2002. He previously worked at Citigroup CIB (Salomon), Wasserstein Perella and Ernst & Young. Kichler is on the Board of Directors at Anchor Glass, and he previously served as Chairman or a member of the Boards of East Balt, PeroxyChem, Sonneborn Refined Products, Columbian Chemicals, LBC Tank Terminals, OCI, Western Hospitals and Progress Rail Services. He received the 2014 STEM Leadership Award for Distinction in Private Equity at the CME Diamond Jubilee. He received a BSE from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.