FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kevin B. Rollins has joined TPG Capital as a senior advisor, focusing on investment strategies in global technology as well as in the consumer, commercial and service sectors.
Mr. Rollins, age 54, most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Dell Inc. During his 11-year, senior executive career at Dell, he helped propel that company’s growth from $8 billion to approximately $60 billion in annual revenues. Prior to joining Dell in 1996, Mr. Rollins was a partner and director at Bain & Company, the international strategy consulting firm, where he advised Dell for several years before joining the company. Mr. Rollins, who joined Bain in 1984, specialized in strategies and management for high-technology and consumer-products clients.
“I have long followed and admired the investment strategies of TPG Capital,” said Mr. Rollins. “I believe my experience in global technology strategies and operations will be a strong fit with TPG and contribute to the firm’s ongoing leadership in the private investment sector.”
“Kevin Rollins is a proven leader who has driven management and operational innovations that have become business leadership standards today,” said Jim Coulter, a founding partner of TPG. “Kevin is a strong addition to the TPG Capital team, not only to identify investment opportunities, but also as a key contributor to the ongoing management of TPG’s technology investment portfolio. Few executives today can equal his experience and insights in the global technology sector.”
Mr. Rollins serves on the boards of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, KLRU public television and Catalyst, a national organization for the advancement of women in the workplace.
Mr. Rollins earned his MBA and BA degrees from Brigham Young University, where he and his wife, Debra, founded the Rollins Center for eBusiness in 2002. He currently co-chairs BYU’s President’s Leadership Council and is a member of the Marriott School’s National Advisory Council.
About TPG Capital
TPG Capital is the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm founded in 1992, with more than $30 billion of assets under management and offices in San Francisco, London, Hong Kong, New York, Minneapolis, Fort Worth, Melbourne, Menlo Park, Moscow, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. TPG Capital has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, joint ventures and restructurings. TPG Capital’s investments span a variety of industries including technology, healthcare, retail/consumer, travel, media and communications, industrials, and financial services. Please visit www.tpg.com.