Richard A. Friedman
Director since 2009
Richard A. Friedman has been a member of our board of directors since June 2009.
Mr. Friedman joined Goldman, Sachs & Co., a full-service global investment banking and securities firm, in 1981, and has been a Partner there since 1990.
He has been a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co. since 1996 and is the Head of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Friedman is also the Chairman of the Corporate Investment Committee, the Real Estate Investment Committee and the Infrastructure Investment Committee of the Merchant Banking Division and a Member of the Management Committee of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Mr. Friedman is the Chairman of Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network, LLC.
As the Head of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co.
and Chairman of the Corporate Investment Committee and the Real Estate Investment Committee of the Merchant Banking Division, Mr. Friedman
brings to our board of directors deep expertise and experience in a wide variety of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, corporate finance, real estate, corporate governance and human resources.
has an extensive network of contacts and relationships with investors, financing sources and experienced managers who can be of help to Hyatt
Our Class III directors, whose terms will expire at the annual meeting of stockholders held during calendar year 2015, are Mr. Friedman
, Ms. Kronick, Mr. McDonald and Mr. Penner.
Aronson, Friedman, McDonald, Penner, Rocca, Trott, Tuttle, Wooten and Ms. Kronick is an “independent director” under applicable SEC rules and the listing standards of the NYSE.