Frank G. Zarb currently serves as Senior Advisor to Hellman & Friedman LLC and Promontory Financial Group. He was an Executive-in-Residence at Columbia University Business School for eight years.
Previously, Mr. Zarb served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq and NASD. Before that, he was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Alexander & Alexander Services, Inc., a global organization of professional advisors providing risk management, insurance brokerage, and human resource management consulting services.
In earlier years, he served as Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive of The Travelers, Inc., and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smith Barney, a Travelers subsidiary.
His former government service positions include: Executive Director of the Cabinet-level Energy Resources Council, Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration, and Assistant to the President for Energy Affairs (the “Energy Czar”) during the first oil embargo. He was the Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget, as well as the Assistant Secretary of Labor. He has served in various assignments with the Nixon, Ford, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton administrations.
Mr. Zarb holds an MBA and a BS in business from Hofstra University.