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Mr. Kenneth C. Griffin

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Founder and Chief Executive Offic...

Local Address: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Citadel Securities LLC
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York 10022
United States

Company Description: Citadel Solutions LLC, launched as an independent subsidiary of Citadel Investment Group LLC in 2007, brings together leading experts in hedge fund operations,...   more
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  • bachelor's degree , Economics
    Harvard College
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www.calculateyourgpa.com, 13 Oct 2014 [cached]
Students, alumni, and top University administrators gathered Thursday afternoon for a celebratory dedication of the Office of Financial Aid to Kenneth C. Griffin ’89.
Griffin, founder of Chicago-based investment firm Citadel, donated $150 million to the University in February. At least $125 million of the gift will go toward hundreds of scholarships named after Griffin, for whom the Office of Financial Aid has also been renamed.
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Now, Faust said, students will be mentioning Griffin.
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And they will say thank you, Ken Griffin,†said Faust.
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Griffin, accompanied by his mother and sister, spoke about the priceless experience he had at Harvard and the way the faculty and staff immediately encouraged him to pursue his passions.
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Griffin said that he hopes that his gift can help provide a Harvard education to students from around the world, regardless of their backgrounds.
“That opportunity shouldn’t depend on coming from a wealthy family,†Griffin said. “It shouldn’t depend on knowing the right people.â€
At the end of the celebration, Fitzsimmons pointed to the new plaque in the financial aid office commemorating Griffin and said that it will help undergraduates remain mindful of the generosity of donors.
“As great as this place is and as great as [the students] are, they need to think about the example that Ken Griffin has provided, and they need to think about paying forward, paying back…. These things don’t happen automatically. They happen because people really are thoughtful and they really care about the next generation," he said.
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Financial Aid Office Renamed for Griffin '89 - Harvard Crimson http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNH0YLtriXXh05_M70GWnGm4DebDuQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=PLk3VJChD6m1mQLX6YG4Ag&url=http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2014/10/10/admissions-office-dedicated-griffin/ http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Financial+Aid&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.44342787,d.cGE&biw=1920&bih=823&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss
KENNETH C. GRIFFIN Founder & ...
www.econclubchi.org, 29 Aug 2014 [cached]
KENNETH C. GRIFFIN Founder & CEO, Citadel
Kenneth Griffin, president ...
www.chicagotribune.com, 22 May 2014 [cached]
Kenneth Griffin, president and CEO of Citadel Investment Group. (Paul Elledge/Handout)
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No. 270: Ken Griffin, 45, Chicago, hedge funds, $5.2B
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Kenneth Griffin, president and CEO of Citadel Investment Group. (Paul Elledge/Handout)
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Leadership - The Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation
www.griffin-foundation.org, 23 May 2014 [cached]
Kenneth Griffin
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Kenneth C. Griffin, Co-Founder Mr. Griffin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel LLC, one of the world's largest alternative asset managers and securities dealers.
Mr. Griffin is an active supporter of causes that drive community improvement. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Chicago Public Education Fund, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for both the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Mr. Griffin is a member of numerous organizations including the World Economic Forum, G100, and the Economic Club of Chicago.
Mr. Griffin graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics from Harvard College.
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Min Lee joined Kenneth and Anne Griffin as an advisor on their philanthropic endeavors in 2008.
Kenneth ...
www.citadel.com, 23 April 2014 [cached]
Kenneth Griffin
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Kenneth Griffin
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Kenneth Griffin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel. A diverse financial institution, the Citadel group includes Citadel, an industry-leading alternative asset manager; Citadel Securities, one of the leading liquidity providers in America's capital markets; and Citadel Technology, a solutions provider for investment management technology.
Mr. Griffin graduated with a bachelor's degree from Harvard University. He is an active supporter of educational causes that drive community improvement, and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Public Education Fund.
Within the business community, Mr. Griffin is a member of numerous organizations, including the World Economic Forum, G100 and the Economic Club of Chicago.
Mr. Griffin actively supports Chicago's civic and cultural institutions. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for both the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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