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Stephen Schwarzman  

Chairman & CEO of The Blackstone Group

Stephen A. Schwarzman is Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone and the Chairman of the board of directors of its general partner, Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. He has been involved in all phases of the firm’s development since its founding in 1985. Mr. Schwarzman began his career at Lehman Brothers, where he was elected Managing Director in 1978 at the age of 31. He was engaged principally in the firm’s mergers and acquisitions business from 1977 to 1984, and served as Chairman of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee in 1983 and 1984.

Mr. Schwarzman is Chairman of the Board of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations and The Business Council. He is on the board of The New York Public Library, The New York City Ballet, The Asia Society and The Film Society of Lincoln Center. He also serves on The JP Morgan Chase National Advisory Board, The New York City Partnership Board of Directors and The Advisory Board of the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing. Mr. Schwarzman is also a Trustee of The Frick Collection in New York City.

Mr. Schwarzman holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Yale School of Management and on the Visiting Committee of Harvard Business School.

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Blackstone Founder Stephen Schwarzman Creates $300 Million ...

BEIJING -- A U.S. private equity tycoon announced Sunday the establishment of a $300 million endowed scholarship program in China for students from around ...

American Financier Stephen A. Schwarzman Endows International ...

Blackstone founder Stephen A. Schwarzman today announced a $100 million (¥ 600 million) personal gift to build and endow an elite scholarship progr.

Hat's Off To Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman's Elite China ...

I was trying to divine a career that would last a while when I was in grad school in the 1980s, and China seemed like an easy focus. I was interested in ...

Stephen Schwarzman Donates $100 Million for China Scholarships ...

The founder of Blackstone Group is giving $100 million to fund a scholarship program to bring 200 mainly U.S. students to China every year.

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