John S. Weinberg to join Evercore as executive chairman
Mr. Weinberg most recently was Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs Group from June 2006 to October 2015. Mr. Weinberg was Co-Head of Global Investment Banking from 2002 to 2014.
Before that he was Co-Head of Investment Banking in the Americas. At Goldman Sachs, Mr. Weinberg provided strategic and financial advice to a number of leading companies, including Ford, General Electric, and Boeing, and he advised on the IPOs of Visa and Under Armour.
Mr. Weinberg joined Goldman Sachs in 1983 and was promoted to Partner in 1992.
He received a BA from Princeton University in 1979 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1983.
He currently serves as a board member of Ford Motor Company, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and Middlebury College, and he serves on the Investment Committee of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
He previously served on the visiting committee for Harvard Business School.
He joins a senior management team that now includes Roger Altman, who will become Founder and Senior Chairman, and Ralph Schlosstein, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Both Mr. Altman and Mr. Schlosstein will remain on the Board of Directors.