- John L. Thornton
John L. Thornton is Professor and Director of Global Leadership at
Tsinghua Universityin Beijing. He is a former President and Co-COO of Goldman Sachs. In 1983, Thornton founded and developed Goldman Sachs' European mergers and acquisitionsbusiness. He served as co-CEO of Goldman Sachs Internationalin London from 1995 to 1996. Thornton was Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asia from 1996 to 1998, where he expanded the firm's regional franchise during the Asian financial crisis. Thornton is a director of Intel, Pacific Century Group, Ford Motor Company, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Netcom, and News Corporation. He is also Chairman of the Board of The Brookings Institution.
Thornton earned his high school Diploma from the
Hotchkiss School, a boarding school in Lakeville, Connecticut. He is currently President of the Board of Trustees of the Hotchkiss School.
Thornton earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard College, bachelor's and master's degrees from
Oxford University, and a master's degree from Yale School of Management.
[http://www.intel.com/pressroom/kits/bios/bod_jthornton.htm John L. Thornton bio at Intel]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
John Randolph Thornton — John Thornton John Randolph Thornton (* 25. August 1846 bei Bayou Goula, Iberville Parish, Louisiana; † 28. Dezember 1917 in Alexandria, Louisiana) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratische Partei), der den Bunde … Deutsch Wikipedia
John Wingate Thornton — Infobox Writer name = John Wingate Thornton imagesize = 200px caption = John Wingate Thornton, 1870 birthdate = birth date|1818|8|12|mf=y birthplace = Saco, Maine, United States deathdate = death date and age|1878|6|6|1818|8|12|mf=y deathplace =… … Wikipedia
Thornton (surname) — Thornton is a surname, and may refer to:* A. P. Thornton * Alvin Thornton * Andre Thornton * Andrew C. Thornton II * Andy Thornton, baseball player * Barry Thornton * Big Mama Thornton, musician * Billy Bob Thornton, actor * Bonnell Thornton,… … Wikipedia
Thornton — ist der Name folgender Orte: in Großbritannien: Thornton (Angus) Thornton (Buckinghamshire) Thornton (Fife) Thornton (Lancashire) Thornton (Leicestershire) Thornton (Lincolnshire) Thornton (Merseyside) Thornton (Middlesbrough) Thornton… … Deutsch Wikipedia
John Thornton (historian) — John K. Thornton is an American historian specializing in the history of Africa and the African Diaspora. Born 1949 into a military family and educated at the University of Michigan (1971) and UCLA (1972 and PhD 1979) Thornton focused initially… … Wikipedia
Thornton-Pickard — was a famous British camera manufacturer established in 1888. The company was based in Altrincham, near Manchester and was an early pioneer in the development of the camera industry.Brief history of the companyThe Thornton Pickard company was… … Wikipedia
John Thornton (politician) — John Randolph Thornton (August 25, 1846 December 28, 1917) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. Born on Notoway plantation (near Bayou Goula in Iberville Parish), he moved with his parents to Rapides Parish in 1853. He attended Parker… … Wikipedia
John Thornton (American football) — Infobox NFLactive name=John Thornton currentteam=Cincinnati Bengals currentnumber=97 currentposition=Defensive tackle birthdate=birth date and age|1976|10|2 birthplace=Philadelphia, Pennsylvania heightft=6 heightin=3 weight=297 debutyear=1999… … Wikipedia
John Thornton — is the name of:*John Thornton (glass painter) York Minster stain glass designer between 1405 and 1408 *John Thornton (football player) (born 1976), American football player *John Thornton (philanthropist) (1720–1790), merchant and Christian… … Wikipedia
John Thornton (philanthropist) — John Thornton (1720 ndash; 1790) was a merchant and Christian philanthropist.Thornton was the son of Robert Thornton of Clapham, Surrey, a merchant who became a director of the Bank of England.He invested heavily in the Russian and Baltic trade… … Wikipedia