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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 18, 2020



The Carlyle Group Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Delaware   001-35538   45-2832612

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.

(Address of Principal Executive Officers)   (Zip Code)

(202) 729-5626

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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On August 21, 2020, The Carlyle Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Carlyle”) announced that Pamela L. Bentley has resigned as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company, effective September 30, 2020. Ms. Bentley’s resignation is not a result of any disagreement with the Company’s independent auditors or any member of management on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure or internal controls.

Chas Andrews, age 40, the Company’s Corporate Controller, has been appointed as the Chief Accounting Officer of the Company to succeed Ms. Bentley. Mr. Andrews has been with Carlyle since 2015 and previously served as the Company’s Director of Accounting Policy and SEC Reporting. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Andrews was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Andrews is a registered CPA and a graduate of Virginia Tech.

As a senior Carlyle professional, Mr. Andrews makes investments in and alongside Carlyle investment funds as described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019. There is no family relationship between Mr. Andrews and any of the directors or executive officers of Carlyle.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: August 21, 2020      

/s/ Curtis L. Buser

    Name:   Curtis L. Buser
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer