Stephen Scherr is the firm's Chief Strategy Officer and the Head of Latin America. He is a member of the Management Committee, Firmwide Capital Committee, Firmwide Risk Committee, Latin America Operating Committee and the Growth Markets Executive Committee.
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 was Head of the Americas Financing Group before serving as Global Head of the Financing Group from 2008 to 2014. He assumed his responsibilities for Latin America in 2011. He was named Managing Director in 2001 and Partner in 2002.
Mr. Scherr serves on the board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.