Alex Stern became President of Lazard in June 2019. In addition, in December 2020, Alex became Executive Chairman and a director of Lazard Growth Acquisition Corp. I. He has served as a Managing Director of Lazard since 2002, and prior to becoming President was Chief Executive Officer of Lazard’s Financial Advisory business since April 2015, Chief Operating Officer of Lazard since November 2008 and Global Head of Strategy since February 2006. Alex initially joined Lazard in 1994 and previously held various positions with Patricof & Co. Ventures and IBM.
Alex is Chairman of the LUNGevity Foundation and a member of the Board of Advisors for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania.
Alex earned a B.S. from Duke University. He also received an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School and an M.S.E. from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania.