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Carlyle Group has hired Masao Hirano from McKinsey & Co. as its cohead of operations in Japan and named Takeshi Isayama, former vice chairman at Nissan Motor Co., as chairman in Japan, the group said Tuesday.

Hirano will join the world’s second-biggest buyout firm on Nov. 1 to jointly lead it with current country manager Tamotsu Adachi, Carlyle said.

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