Judd Gregg to Serve as International Advisor to Goldman Sachs
New York, May 27, 2011, 2011 – The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.(NYSE: GS) today announced that Judd Gregg, a former three-term U.S. Senator from New Hampshire has been named an international advisor to the firm. He joins a group of 17 international advisors and will provide strategic advice to the firm and its clients, and assist in business development initiatives across our global franchise.
“Judd Gregg’s experience and insight will contribute significantly to our firm and our continuing focus on supporting economic growth,” said Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Senator Gregg was the ranking Republican member on the Appropriations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees. Prior to joining the U.S. Senate, he served two terms as governor of New Hampshire and four terms as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He holds a Juris Doctor and Master of Laws from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Columbia University.
“A strong financial sector is critical to our nation and one of the key engines of job creation in our country,” Senator Gregg said. “I hope that I can bring to Goldman Sachs some ideas and perspectives that will help the firm continue to be a leader in supporting its clients in their pursuit of the capital, credit and advice they need to be successful.”
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
Lucas van Praag