Mr. Scherr is Global Head of the Financing Group and has overall responsibility for the firm’s business in Latin America. He serves on the Management Committee, Firmwide Capital Committee, Latin America Operating Committee, and the Investment Banking Division’s Operating Committee, and the Client and Business Standards Committee. Mr. Scherr is also a member of the Public Policy Committee, the Diverse Business Engagement Committee and the Pine Street Board of Directors.
Mr. Scherr joined Goldman Sachs in 1993 as an Associate in the Financial Institutions Group. In 1996, he transferred to Emerging Markets/Capital Markets in the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division. In 1998, he moved to the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group and served as Chief Operating Officer of the Telecom, Media and Technology Group from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Scherr served as Chief Operating Officer for the Investment Banking Division from 2005 to 2007 and served as Head of the Americas Financing Group before becoming Global Head of the Financing Group in 2009. He assumed his responsibilities in Latin America in 2011. He was named Managing Director in 2001 and Partner in 2002.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Scherr worked as an Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He was also a law clerk in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Scherr serves on the board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.