Goldman Sachs Adds Former President of Harvard Drew Faust To Board
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) is one of the world’s leading investment bankers & also a securities and investment management firm that offers a wide range of financial services with a diversified client base.
Drew G. Faust has joined the Board of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Faust will join as in independent director of the firm. Dr. Faust’s joining expands the board to a total of 12 directors, 10 of whom are independent. She will serve as a member of each of the firm’s Governance, Public Responsibilities and Risk Committees.
Dr. Faust retired her role as President of Harvard University on June 30, 2018, after serving in the position since 2007, and will continue to hold the position of Lincoln Professor of History at Harvard. Dr. Faust also held the position of Founding Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard from 2001-2007.
She currently serves on the Education Advisory Board of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, American Philosophical Society, and the Society of American Historians to name a few. Faust has also previously served on the boards of Staples, Inc, The Broad Institute, and the Harvard Management Company. Dr. Faust graduated from Bryn Mawr College, and has a master’s and doctoral degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs stated, “Drew led Harvard through a decade of growth and transformation. Her perspective and experience running one of the most complex and preeminent institutions in the world will benefit our board, our firm and our shareholders.”
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