Mr. Zeitlin joined Goldman Sachs in 1987, became a Partner in 1996 and retired from the firm in December 2005. Mr. Zeitlin is Chairman Emeritus of Amherst College and serves on the Board of Directors of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (controlling over $500 billion in assets under management) and Coach, Inc. (where he is lead independent director).
He has acted as a member of the boards of various prestigious organisations, including Milton Academy, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, Teach for America, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Montefiore Medical Centre, Playwrights Horizons, Saint Ann’s School, and Common Ground Community.
Mr. Zeitlin holds an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, in Economics and English from Amherst College and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.
He was nominated by the Obama White House to represent the U.S.A. on financial reforms at the United Nations.