Apple Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer has joined the Board of Directors of investment banking firm Goldman Sachs. Oppenheimer will remain in his position as Apple’s CFO. With this appointment, he’ll also become a member of a number of the Board’s committees. His experience with risk management and technology is highlighted on his Goldman Sachs information page:
Through his positions as CFO and Controller at Apple and Divisional CFO at ADP, Mr. Oppenheimer has significant experience in the preparation and review of financial statements as well as capital and risk management. He also brings to our Board experience in the oversight of technology and technology risks, which he has developed in connection with, among other things, his oversight of information systems at Apple. Through his service on the boards of directors of not-for profit entities and as CFO at Apple, Mr. Oppenheimer has developed experience in corporate governance and leadership.
Oppenheimer isn’t the first member of Apple’s senior leadership to take a board position outside the company. In late 2012, SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue joined Ferrari’s board.
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