On January 31, 2024, the board of directors of Ares Capital Corporation appointed Paul Cho, age 41, as Chief Accounting Officer, effective as of February 15, 2024. Paul Cho is a Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer in the Finance and Accounting Department of Ares Management Corporation. Prior to joining Ares in 2008, Paul Cho was at Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP, where he focused on audits of state and local government entities.

Paul Cho holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in Economics.