Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

September 4, 2013

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)



Apollo Global Management, LLC

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35107   20-8880053
(State of Incorporation)  


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

9 West 57th Street, 43rd Floor

New York, New York 10019

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(212) 515-3200

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(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 September 4, 2013, Apollo Global Management, LLC (the “Company”) appointed Christopher Weidler to succeed Barry Giarraputo in the role of Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of the Company with such appointment to be effective immediately.

Mr. Weidler, 38, joined the Company from Barclays, the global bank, where he most recently served as a Managing Director and the Financial Controller of the Americas. Mr. Weidler brings more than 16 years of leadership and experience in the financial services industry. Since February 2005, Mr. Weidler served in a variety of leadership roles at Barclays that included Global Head of U.S. GAAP Technical Accounting and Global Head of Financial Reporting and Legal Entity Control for the Investment Bank. Prior to joining Barclays, Mr. Weidler spent eight years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the firm’s New York Audit and Assurance practice and in London in the firm’s Global Capital Markets Group. Mr. Weidler received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Villanova University in 1997.


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


Date: September 4, 2013     By:  

/s/ John J. Suydam

      John J. Suydam
      Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer