Publication Date: May 22, 2006
NEW YORK, NY—The Markle Foundation announced today that Suzanne Nora Johnson, Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., has joined the Board of Directors of the Markle Foundation. “Suzanne Nora Johnson is a business leader with a strong commitment to public institutions,” said Lewis B. Kaden, Chairman of the Markle Foundation’s Board of Directors and Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer, Citigroup, Inc. “We are delighted that Ms. Johnson’s insightful perspectives will help us achieve Markle’s mission.”
“The Markle Foundation is tremendously fortunate to have Suzanne Nora Johnson join its Board of Directors,” said Zoë Baird, President of the Markle Foundation. “Suzanne’s leadership and global experience and her deep knowledge of healthcare, will bring tremendous value to the challenges we face in improving the nation’s healthcare and enhancing national security.”
Ms. Johnson has been a Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs since November 2004. She also serves as chairman of the Global Markets Institute, is head of Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research Division and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Previously she served as head of the firm’s global healthcare business in the Investment Banking Division.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Johnson was an attorney with Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett and served as a law clerk on the US Court of Appeals.
Ms. Johnson currently serves on the boards of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, the Brookings Institution, the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Children NOW, the Council for Excellence in Government, RAND Health, TechnoServe, the University of Southern California, and Women’s World Banking. She is on the Advisory Board of Councilors at Harvard Medical School. She is also an advisory board member to the Initiative on Financial Security at the Aspen Institute.
Ms. Johnson earned her JD from Harvard Law School and her BA from the University of Southern California.