FORA.tv Speaker - Donald Marron
Donald Marron is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Lightyear Capital, a private equity firm providing buyout and growth capital to companies in the financial services industry. Mr. Marron is a member of the Lightyear Investment Committee.
Mr. Marron has been a prominent figure in the financial services industry for more than 40 years, during which time he led a major Wall Street firm and distinguished himself as a successful entrepreneur. Mr. Marron served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PaineWebber Group Inc. until its merger in November 2000 with UBS AG. During Mr. Marron's 20-year tenure, PaineWebber grew into one of the nationâ€™s largest full-service securities firms. The combination of UBS and PaineWebber made UBS the worldâ€™s largest wealth manager. Following the merger, Mr. Marron served as Chairman, UBS America, at UBS until September 2003, when he left to devote his full attention to Lightyear Capital.
10.15.08 | 00:59:27 min
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