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William H. Heyman

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FINRA Chairman and Public Governor

Vice Chairman, The Travelers Companies, Inc.

Governor Since 2003 – 2016, 2017

Committees: Executive Committee (Chair), Regulatory Policy Committee, Investment Committee, Management Compensation Committee (Chair)

Professional Experience

  • The Travelers Companies, Inc.
    • Vice Chairman (2019 – present)
    • Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer (2002 – 2019)
  • Director, Securities Investor Protection Corporation (2007 – 2011)
  • Citigroup Investments, Inc. (1995 – 2002)
    • Chairman, Citigroup Investments and CEO, Tribeca Investments
  • Managing Director and Head of Private Investment, Salomon Brothers (1993 – 1995)
  • Director, Division of Market Regulation, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (1991 – 1993)
  • Managing Director and Head of Arbitrage Department, Smith Barney (1989 – 1991)
  • General Partner, Mercury Securities (1979 – 1988)

Current Board Service and Affiliations

  • Bank Leumi USA
  • Senior Advisory Board of Atlas Merchant Capital
  • Advisory Council of the Bendheim Center for Finance at Princeton University
  • Economic Club of New York
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Investment Committee Member, UJA-Federation of New York

Education

  • B.A., Princeton University
  • J.D., Harvard Law School