Alexander Franz Stern

President at Lazard Ltd.

Alexander Franz Stern

Alexander Franz Stern

President at Lazard Ltd.

Biography

Alexander F. Stern, age 52, became President of Lazard Ltd and Lazard Group in June 2019. Mr. Stern has served as a Managing Director of Lazard since January 2002, and prior to becoming President was Chief Executive Officer of Lazard’s Financial Advisory business since April 2015, Chief Operating Officer of Lazard since November 2008 and Global Head of Strategy since February 2006. Mr. Stern joined Lazard in 1994 and previously held various positions with Patricof & Co. Ventures and IBM. Mr. Stern is Chairman of the LUNGevity Foundation and a member of the Board of Overseers for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Lazard Group LLC
Lazard Ltd.

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Primary Location

Westchester, New York

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1967

Age

52

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Chief Executive Officer at Lazard Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at Lazard Asset Management LLC

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Former Vice Chairman & Managing Partner of the New York at Ernst & Young LLP

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Former President & Chief Operating Officer at The Coca-Cola Company

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Former Managing Director & Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

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Vice Chairman at L'Oréal USA, Inc.

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Founder at PanAfrican Investment Co. LLC

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Chief Financial Officer at Lazard Ltd.

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Deputy Chairman & Head, Global Marketing at Lazard Asset Management LLC

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General Counsel at Lazard Ltd.

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Strategic Resources & General Counsel at FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

FactSet Research Systems, Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications for the global investment community. The company operates its business through the following segments: Research Solutions, Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions, Analytics Solutions, Wealth Solutions, and Content & Technology Solutions. The Research Solutions segment offerings comprise core applications, including universal screening, company & security analytics, industry & markets, filings, ownership, research, news, and research management solutions. The Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions segment focuses on workflows, such as multi-asset execution management system platform, and compliance as well as order management functionality. The Analytics Solutions segment addresses workflows around risk, performance and reporting. This segment includes portfolio analysis, an interactive tool that helps users make decisions with a flexible, multi-tile interface of reports and charts. It also offers client-requested functionality, such as fixed income optimization and the duration times spread attribution model. The Wealth Solutions segment offers investment portfolio management, advisory services, financial planning and other financial services. The Content & Technology Solutions segment delivers content and analytics through FactSet platform, cloud-based application program interfaces and white label solutions. FactSet Research Systems was founded by Howard E. Wille and Charles J. Snyder in September 1978 and is headquartered in Norwalk, CT.

Parent
Former General Partner at Arlington Capital Partners LLC

ACP focuses on investments in US middle-market companies in the following sectors: business services/outsourcing, aerospace/defense, federal and commercial information technology and healthcare services. The firm participates primarily in MBOs, industry build-ups, recapitalizations and growth equity investments. They target opportunities primarily involving private companies and divisions of larger companies located in the US with enterprise values of $50 million to $500 million. The firm looks for companies with strong potential for organic growth, opportunities for consolidation in fragmented industries, significant opportunities for post-investment value creation through operational improvements and potential for value expansion as scale is achieved. ACP prefers is to lead or co-lead their investments, but they also consider co-investments with other value-added investors that are positioned to play an active role. Therefore, the firm may invest in both control positions and minority equity situations.

Parent-In-Law
Clinical Professor-Pediatrics & Psychiatry at Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Parent-In-Law
Professor, Department of Mathematics at University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Education
MSE

The Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania came into existence as a result of an endowment from Alfred Fitler Moore on June 4, 1923. It was granted to Penn's School of Electrical Engineering, located in the Towne Building. The first dean of the Moore School was Harold Pender.

MBA

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

B.S., Phi Beta Kappa

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Career History
President
1994 - Current

Lazard Ltd is a preeminent financial advisory and asset management company. The company operates through the following segments: Financial Advisory and Asset Management. The Financial Advisory segment offers corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign and individual clients across the globe a wide array of financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising and various other financial matters. The Asset Management segment offers a broad range of global investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income strategies, alternative investments and private equity funds to corporations, public funds, sovereign entities, endowments and foundations, labor union funds, financial intermediaries and private clients. Lazard was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

President
1994 - Current

Lazard Group LLC provides financial advisory, asset management, and other financial services. Its services include mergers and acquisition and strategic advisory, middle market advisory, capital markets and capital structure advisory, sovereign advisory, restructuring, and private fund advisory. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Professional
Prior

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Boards & Committees
Director
2010 - Current

Lazard Asset Management is known for its global perspective on investing and years of experience with global, regional and domestic portfolios. With more than 280 investment personnel worldwide, we offer investors of all types an array of equity, fixed income, and alternative investment solutions from our network of local offices in ten different countries. Our team-based approach to portfolio management helps us to deliver robust and consistent performance over time, and strong client relationships allow us to understand how to employ our capabilities to our clients' advantage. With over $146.0 billion in assets under management, we have offices located throughout the world in Bahrain, Boston, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Zurich. Lazard Asset Management’s business is a diversified, global investment platform that focuses on managing assets for our clients. As a result, throughout all market environments, we maintain a disciplined approach to investing with a research-driven investment process focusing on financial productivity and valuation. We believe there are substantial opportunities for value driven investors and continue to seek out and invest in companies with healthy balance sheets and sustainability of returns

Director
2001 - 2001

Lazard Ltd is a preeminent financial advisory and asset management company. The company operates through the following segments: Financial Advisory and Asset Management. The Financial Advisory segment offers corporate, partnership, institutional, government, sovereign and individual clients across the globe a wide array of financial advisory services regarding mergers and acquisitions and other strategic matters, restructurings, capital structure, capital raising and various other financial matters. The Asset Management segment offers a broad range of global investment solutions and investment management services in equity and fixed income strategies, alternative investments and private equity funds to corporations, public funds, sovereign entities, endowments and foundations, labor union funds, financial intermediaries and private clients. Lazard was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Director
Prior

Lazard Pty Ltd. provides financial advisory and asset management services. Its principal activities are focused on advisory, comprising mergers and acquisition, equity capital markets transactions and private equity services. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

THE MISSION OF LUNGEVITY FOUNDATION IS TO HAVE A MEANINGFUL AND IMMEDIATE IMPACT ON IMPROVING LUNG CANCER SURVIVAL RATES, ENSURE A HIGHER QUALITY OF LIFE FOR LUNG CANCER PATIENTS, AND PROVIDE A COMMUNITY FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY LUNG CANCER.

Member, Board of Overseers
Current

The School of Engineering and Applied Science, also known as SEAS, is one of the four undergraduate schools of the University of Pennsylvania. The School offers programs that emphasize hands-on study of engineering fundamentals (with an offering of approximately 300 courses) while encouraging students to leverage the educational offerings of the broader University. Engineering students can also take advantage of research opportunities through interactions with Penn’s School of Medicine, School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School. The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers bachelors, masters and PhD degree programs in contemporary fields of engineering study.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Political Donations
$2,600
2014

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2011

Senator from New York

$1,000
2010

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

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