John A. Thain

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John A. Thain has been President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. since May 1999, and has been a director since August 1998.[1]

"He was President of The Goldman Sachs Group, L.P. from March 1999 to May 1999 and Co-Chief Operating Officer from January 1999 to May 1999. From December 1994 to March 1999, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations, Technology and Finance. From July 1995 to September 1997, he was also Co-Chief Executive Officer for European Operations."[2]

Thain is a "member of The MIT Corporation, the Dean's Advisory Council - MIT/Sloan School of Management, INSEAD - U.S. National Advisory Board, the James Madison Council of the Library of Congress and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's International Capital Markets Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the French-American Foundation, the Board of Trustees of the National Urban League and The Trilateral Commission, as well as a governor of the New York-Presbyterian Foundation, Inc., a trustee of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a General Trustee of Howard University."[3]

Now Thain is the CEO of the New York Stock Exchange and has stepped down from Goldman Sachs.[4]

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  1. Board of Directors, Partnership for New York City, accessed December 28, 2007.