Whitehead, John C. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2004
Entrepreneur, economic manager. Deputy Secretary of State of the United States (1985-1989). In 1947, he began his career in the private sector at Goldman Sachs, an investment and securities trading company, where he became a partner in 1956 and a senior partner in 1976. His last position was Co-Chairman of Goldman Sachs from 1976 to 1984, together with John L. Weinberg. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Stock Exchange from time to time and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1995 to 1999.
Mr. Whitehead also held leadership positions in the Ronald W. Reagan administration and at the private equity firm AEA Investors. He assumed the chairmanship of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, charged with the massive challenge of rebuilding Ground Zero, just before his 80th birthday.
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