2014 Gala Honoring Duncan Niederauer

2014 Gala Honoring Duncan NiederauerPhoto credit: Elsa Ruiz

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Duncan Niederauer will receive the Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership at the Museum’s 2014 gala. The award, presented annually, is named after John C. Whitehead, former Deputy Secretary of State and co-chair of Goldman Sachs, who has headed numerous public service organizations.

During his tenure as CEO of NYSE Euronext, Mr. Niederauer has overseen the transformation of the company into an innovative, globally integrated organization with a high-tech, high-touch focus. Prior to his current position, Mr. Niederauer was President and co-Chief Operating Officer of NYSE Euronext with responsibility for US cash equities. Before joining NYSE Euronext in April 2007, Mr. Niederauer was Managing Director and co-Head of the Equities Division Execution Services franchise at Goldman, Sachs & Co. His career at Goldman Sachs spanned 22 years.

Mr. Niederauer has served on the board of Archipelago Holdings, LLC and Colgate University, and now serves on the board of Operation Hope, The American Ireland Fund and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. His current affiliations include G100, Chief Executive 50, British-American Business Council International Advisory Committee, Partnership for New York City, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, Shanghai International Financial Advisory Committee, Museum of American Finance, Pace University President’s Council and Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.

He and his wife, Alison, are the co-chairs of the Newmark School’s “Destination of Promise” campaign, which is building a state of the art school for children with autism and related disabilities in Scotch Plains, NJ. They have three children and reside in New Jersey.

To receive an invitation to this special event, please contact Jeanne Baker Driscoll at 212-908-4694 or jdriscoll@moaf.org.