William H. Donaldson

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William H. Donaldson
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27th Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
In office
February 18, 2003 – June 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byHarvey Pitt
Succeeded byChristopher Cox
Personal details
Born (1931-06-02) June 2, 1931 (age 88)
Buffalo, New York, USA
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jane Phillips Donaldson
Alma materYale University (B.A.)
Harvard Business School (M.B.A.)
Occupationformer SEC chairman (retired)

William Henry Donaldson (born June 2, 1931) is an American politician. He was the 27th Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), serving from February 2003 to June 2005.

Donaldson served as Under Secretary of State for International Security Affairs in the Nixon Administration. He was a special adviser to Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, Chairman and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, and Chairman, President and CEO of Aetna.[1] Donaldson founded Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Aetna chief: Aetna Inc. named William Donaldson chairman". Chicago Tribune. February 25, 2000.
  2. Linder, Karen (2012). The Women of Berkshire Hathaway: Lessons from Warren Buffett's Female CEOs and Directors. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118227411. Retrieved January 25, 2015.