Harvey Golub

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Harvey Golub is an American businessman.[1][2][3][4]


Born to a Jewish family,[5] Golub attended Cornell University and received a Bachelor of Science from the New York University.[2][4]

He worked as a Senior Partner with McKinsey & Company.[1] From 1993 to 2001, he was Chief Executive Officer of American Express.[1][2][3] He served as Chairman of the Board at the Campbell Soup Company from November 2004 to July 2009.[1] He served as Chairman of the American International Group (AIG). His resignation as AIG Chairman was announced on July 16, 2010. He currently serves as the Chairman of Miller Buckfire.[4][6] He sits on the Boards of Directors of the Campbell Soup Company, Marblegate Asset Management, and Ripplewood Holdings.[3]

He sits on the Board of Trustees of the American Enterprise Institute, the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research,[7] and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.[2][4][8]


  1. ^ a b c d Forbes
  2. ^ a b c d Bloomberg BusinessWeek
  3. ^ a b c Stempel, Jonathan (6 August 2009). "AIG names former Amex CEO Golub as its chairman". Reuters. Retrieved 7 August 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c d Miller Buckfire
  5. ^ Silbiger, Steve The Jewish Phenomenon: Seven Keys to the Enduring Wealth of a People p. 79
  6. ^ Michael J. de la Merced, Miller Buckfire Plans to Name Golub Its Chairman, The New York Times, October 17, 2011
  7. ^ "Board of Trustees". Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Retrieved 2 June 2015. 
  8. ^ American Enterprise Institute Board of Trustees
Business positions
Preceded by
James D. Robinson III
CEO of American Express
Succeeded by
Ken Chenault
Preceded by
Edward M. Liddy
Non-executive chairman of AIG
Succeeded by
Steve Miller