This content is from: Innovation

Striking Gold(man Sachs), A Hotbed For World Leaders

When Hank Paulson, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, is confirmed next month as U.S. Treasury Secretary, as expected, he will represent the 13th lucky strike for the global business and political community, as the world loves to mine the investment bank for talent.

When Hank Paulson, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, is confirmed next month as U.S. Treasury Secretary, as expected, he will represent the 13th lucky strike for the global business and political community, as the world loves to mine the investment bank for talent. The dozen alumni who have gone on to higher profile positions include, in alphabetical order, courtesy of Here in the City: Mark Carney, a senior adviser in Canada’s Finance Ministry; Jon Corzine, governor of New Jersey; Gavyn Davies, former chairman of the British Broadcasting System; Paul Deighton, CEO of the London Organizing Committee for the 2012 Olympic Games; Mario Draghi, governor of the Bank of Italy; Stephen Freidman, chairman of President Bush’s foreign intelligence advisory board; Robert Rubin, secretary of treasury under President Clinton; John Thain, CEO of the New York Stock Exchange; David Walton, a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee; Sidney Weinberg, an adviser to five U.S. presidents; and John Whitehead, deputy secretary of state under President Reagan.

Related Content