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Atlantic Council’s leadership outlines vision for the future

“You rise and fall based on your ability to change when the environment around you changes,” said Atlantic Council’s outgoing interim chairman, retired US Marine Corps Gen. James L. Jones, Jr., “If you cannot change... you [will] fail.”

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Fri, Dec 14, 2018

Atlantic Council Names John F.W. Rogers as Chairman of the Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC – The Atlantic Council announced today that John F.W. Rogers, a Goldman Sachs executive and government service veteran, has been elected as Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2019. Rogers succeeds General James L. Jones USMC (ret.), who served as Atlantic Council Chairman from 2007 to 2009 and again since 2017.  Rogers […]

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John F.W. Rogers is an executive vice president, chief of staff and secretary to the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Rogers joined the firm in 1994 in the Fixed Income Division and has served in various positions since then. He is also chairman of the Goldman Sachs Foundation and Goldman Sachs Gives, the firm’s donor advised fund.

Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Rogers was a senior fellow at the Baker Institute at Rice University and spent a number of years in government service as an under secretary at the US Department of State, as an assistant secretary of the US Treasury and as an assistant to the president at the White House. He was the recipient of the Presidential Citizen Medal in 1985.

John serves as a life trustee and treasurer of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, vice chairman of the Board of the White House Historical Association, vice chairman of the Board of the American Academy in Rome, and chairman emeritus of the Board of the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution. He is also a member and past chairman of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.