Lloyd is chairman and chief executive officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He joined the J. Aron Currency and Commodities Division of Goldman Sachs in 1982 after working as an attorney in a law firm. Lloyd was named partner in 1988 and co-head of the J. Aron Division in 1994. He became co-head of the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division as of its formation in 1997 and was based in London in 1998 and 1999 in that capacity.
Lloyd served as vice chairman of Goldman Sachs from 2002 through 2003, with management responsibility for the FICC and Equities Divisions. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, he served as the firm’s president and chief operating officer from December 2003 through June 2006.
Lloyd earned a JD from Harvard Law School in 1978 and an AB from Harvard College in 1975.
Among his affiliations with nonprofit organizations, Lloyd is a member of the Dean's Advisory Board at Harvard Law School, a member of the Dean’s Council of Harvard University, a member of the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, an overseer of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and a board member of the Partnership for New York City.
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