Goldman’s Gene Sykes to Lead Los Angeles Bid for 2024 Olympics

Gene Sykes, co-chairman of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s global mergers-and-acquisitions group, will head Los Angeles’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic games.

Sykes will step down from his day-to-day responsibilities at New York-based Goldman Sachs and will “serve the firm in a limited capacity,” the Los Angeles 2024 Candidature Committee said Thursday in a statement.

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