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Gary D. Cohn

President and COO

Director Since: June 2006

Other Current Public Company Directorships: None
Other Public Company Directorships within past 5 years: None

Key Experience and Qualifications

  • Broad experience across our firm: More than 20-year career at Goldman Sachs in New York and London with extensive experience across different markets. Mr. Cohn utilizes this experience to, among other things, assist the Board in its oversight of our firm’s strategy and business priorities
  • Insight into the firm’s various business lines and day-to-day operations: Serves as our President and Chief Operating Officer helping to execute our firm’s strategy and client engagement
  • Chair of our Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee: Expertise with respect to our client relationships, business standards and reputational risk management, which assists our Public Responsibilities Committee in its oversight responsibilities

Career Highlights

  • Goldman Sachs
    • President and Chief Operating Officer (or Co-Chief Operating Officer) (June 2006 – Present)
    • Co-Head of global Securities businesses (December 2003 – June 2006)
    • Co-Head of FICC (September 2002 – December 2003)
    • Co-Chief Operating Officer of FICC, Head of Commodities and other FICC businesses (variously, 1999 – 2002)
    • Head of Commodities (1996 – 1999)

Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement

  • Trustee, American University
  • Trustee, NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Chairman, Advisory Board, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases