Henry Paulson

Henry Paulson Biography.com

Business Leader, Government Official(1946–)
Henry Paulson was CEO of Goldman Sachs until he became secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in 2006. As such, he developed a bailout program.

Synopsis

Henry Paulson was born on March 28, 1946, in Palm Beach, Florida. After Harvard, he worked in the Department of Defense. He started working at Goldman Sachs in 1974, and was chairman and CEO from 1996 to 2006. In 2006, he became secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. As such he managed the government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and developed a U.S. financial bailout program.

Fact Check

We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us!