James J. Schiro Retires from the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs

  James J. Schiro Retires from the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- July 24, 2014

The Board of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) today
announced that James J. Schiro, Lead Director and Chair of the Board’s
Corporate Governance, Nominating and Public Responsibilities Committee, has
retired from the Board in order to undergo treatment after a diagnosis of
multiple myeloma.

"Jim has been an exemplary board member who made outstanding contributions to
our firm and our shareholders," said Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman and CEO.
"His deep experience across financial services, nuanced judgment and the
seriousness with which he carried out his responsibilities, particularly as
Lead Director, will leave an indelible mark on our Board. We benefited from
his wise counsel and probing questions, and admired his graciousness and
professionalism. Jim is in our thoughts and we wish him and his family all the

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking,
securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of
financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes
corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth
individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and
maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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