In between, he will serve as a due diligence adviser to the company’s investment experts, CNN reported. His new company: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., and Mr. Petreaus will lead up the firm’s new program, KKR Global Institute, CNN reported.
“I am very pleased to join such a great team,” Mr. Petraeus said in the CNN report. “I have watched KKR evolve as it adapted to the post-finanicial crisis world and became a go-to partner for companies worldwide.”
Mr. Petreaus is a yearslong acquaintance of KKR co-founder Henry Kravis, CNN reported. Mr. Petreaus, a retired military general, resigned his CIA seat in November on the heels of revelations of his affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.