Leigh Farris
Leigh Farris

Leigh Farris, managing director/CEO communications at Goldman Sachs, will join Carlyle Group, the $216B investment giant, as global head of corporate communications later this spring.

She’ll be in charge of corporate branding, media relations, issues management and employee/executive communications.

Farris did a five-year stint at Goldman, joining from GE, where she was director of corporate communications.

Earlier she was communications director at CBS News and PR director at Court TV. Farris began her PR journey at New York’s Goodman Media International.

At Carlyle, Farris will work directly with Co-CEOs Glenn Younkin and Kewsong Lee.