Vice Chairman of Global Buyout
The Carlyle Group
Gregory L. Summe is the Vice Chairman of Global Buyout at The Carlyle Group. Before joining Carlyle in October of 2009, he was a Senior Advisor to Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and the Chairman and CEO of PerkinElmer, Inc., a company he led for eleven years from 1998 to 2009. He joined PerkinElmer in January 1998 in the role of President and Chief Operating Officer and in 1999 was elected Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Summe was with AlliedSignal, now Honeywell International, serving successively as the President of General Aviation Avionics, President of the Aerospace Engines Group, and President of the Automotive Products Group. Before joining AlliedSignal, he was the General Manager of Commercial Motors at General Electric and was a Partner with the consulting firm of McKinsey & Co., Inc. Mr. Summe serves on the Board of Directors of Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) and as the Lead Director of the State Street Corporation(STT). He has published a number of articles in the Harvard Business Review, Electronic Business, and various technical journals.