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Howard L. Clark Jr.

Howard L. Clark Jr. ’68
Consultant, Barclays Capital, New York

A 1967 graduate of Boston University, Howard Clark received an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1968. Mr. Clark has retired as a vice chairman in the investment banking division of Barclays Capital, an investment banking firm, in June, 2011. He previously served as vice chairman of Lehman Brothers Inc. from February 1993 to September 2008, and before that, as chairman and chief executive officer of Shearson Lehman Brothers Inc. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers in 1990, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of the American Express Company.

Mr. Clark is a member of the board of directors of Mueller Water Products, Inc., White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., United Rentals, Inc., and Walter Energy, Inc. Additionally, he serves on the board of trustees of the Boys’ Club of New York and the Central Park Conservancy and is a member of the board of advisors of the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University Medical Center.


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