Max C. Chapman

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Max Carrol Chapman Jr. was the President and CEO of Kidder, Peabody & Co., the investment banking and broker-dealer subsidiary of the parent, Kidder, Peabody Group, Inc. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the parent company.

Early life and career[edit]

Chapman obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1966 and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in 1969. Following graduation from business school, he joined Kidder, Peabody, & Co. There, he founded the Financial Futures Department and co-founded the High-Yield Bond and Merchant Banking Group.[1] In 1987 he was elected as the President and CEO of Kidder, Peabody & Co., the investment banking and broker-dealer subsidiary of the parent, Kidder, Peabody Group, Inc. At the same time, he was also elected as President and Chief Operating Officer of the parent company. He currently owns many properties and companies throughout the United States, including the Brooks Lake Lodge, Snow King and Spa in Dubois, Wyoming. In 1989, he joined Nomura Securities, where he served as the Chairman of Nomura Holding America Inc., Managing Director of the Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., and Chairman of Nomura Europe Holding plc.[2]

Philanthropy[edit]

Chapman donated $5 million to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to build a new building.[3]

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