Katzenbach, Nicholas deBelleville - from United States

ID: 273450
Organization: TTC
Country of meeting: in the year 1975

Lawyer and politician (Democratic Party). From 1965 to 1966 he was Minister of Justice under President Lyndon B. Johnson. During the terms of President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson, he held several executive positions in the Department of Justice and later the Department of State.

After leaving the government, he joined IBM in 1969 as vice president and legal advisor at the information technology company, IBM, where he remained until 1986. He then worked as a lawyer for several years before becoming Chairman of the Board of Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI), a major bank involved in an international financial scandal, in 1991. In 1988, Katzenbach was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 1992 to the American Philosophical Society.

In July 2002, he first became a member of the board and then on March 16, 2004, chairman of the board of MCI Worldcom, the third largest telephone company in the world, which was taken over by Verizon Communications in January 2006.


> In July 2002, he was elected to the board of directors of MCI Worldcom, the world's third-largest telephone company.Professor: Law, Yale Law School (1952-56)
Professor: Law, University of Chicago (1956-60)
US Under Secretary of State (1966-69)
US Attorney General (1965-66)
US Deputy Attorney General (1962-65)
Office of Legal Counsel Assistant Attorney General (1961-62)


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