Business leaders for Kerry
By Times Staff Writer
In a sign from Corporate America of support for their campaign, John Kerry and John Edwards were endorsed Wednesday by 200 business leaders. They are, in alphabetical order:
Published August 5, 2004
Zubaid Ahmad, managing director, J.P. Morgan Securities
Roger Altman, co-founder and chairman, Evercore Partners Inc.
Omar S. Amanat, CEO, T-Corp.; founder/former CEO, Marketscape
Karen Anderegg, former CEO, Clinique
Marc Andreessen, co-founder and chairman, Opsware Inc.
Michele Anthony, executive VP, Sony Music Entertainment
Clarence Avant, chairman, Motown Records Co.
Mario L. Baeza, chairman and CEO, TCW and Latin America Partners
Stewart Bainum Jr., chairman, Choice Hotels International
Charlene Barshefsky, senior partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Alan Belzer, retired president and COO, Allied-Signal
Daniel L. Black, principal, the Wicks Group of Companies LLC
David Bonderman, founder/managing partner, Texas Pacific Group
Shelby Bonnie, co-founder, chairman and CEO, CNET Networks
Crandall Bowles, chairman and CEO, Springs Industries
Eli Broad, chairman, AIG Retirement Services
Edgar Bronfman, former chairman, Seagram Co.
Edgar Bronfman Jr., chairman and CEO, Warner Music Group
Jeff Brotman, chairman, Costco Wholesale
Bobbi Brown, CEO, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
Owsley Brown, chairman and CEO, Brown-Forman
John H. Bryan, former chairman and CEO, Sara Lee
Susie Tompkins Buell, co-founder, Espirit de Corp
August A. Busch IV, president, Anheuser-Busch
Brook Byers, general partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Lisa Caputo, senior financial executive, Citigroup
Tom Castro, president, El Dorado Communications
Vinton G. Cerf, senior vice president of technology strategy, MCI
Mark Chandler, vice president and general counsel, Cisco Systems
Peter Chernin, president and COO, News Corp.
Henry Cisneros, chairman and CEO, American City Vista
Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg, founders, Liz Claiborne
Jim Clark, founder of Netscape, Silicon Graphics and Healtheon
Kenneth Cole, chairman and CEO, Kenneth Cole Productions Inc.
Timothy C. Collins, founder and CEO, Ripplewood Holdings
Jack Connors Jr., chairman, Hill Holiday
Lewis Cullman, private investor
Aart de Geus, chairman and CEO, Synopsys
John K. Delaney, chairman and CEO, CapitalSource
Reid Dennis, managing partner, Institutional Venture Partners
Barry Diller, chairman and CEO, IAC/InterActiveCorp John Doerr, general partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Blair Effron, vice chairman, UBS Investment Bank
Bob Epstein, co-founder, Sybase
Fernando Espuelas, CEO, VOY
Jerry Fiddler, co-founder/former chairman and CEO, Wind River Systems
Marshall Field, chairman, Field Corp.
Larry Fish, chairman, president and CEO, Citizens Financial Group
John Fisher, managing director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Richard Fisher, chairman emeritus, Morgan Stanley
Robert J. Fisher, chairman, Gap Inc.
Joseph Flom, founding partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Tom Freston, co-president and co-COO, Viacom
Paul Fribourg, chairman, president and CEO, ContiGroup
Philip Frost, M.D., chairman and CEO, IVAX Corp.
Glen S. Fukushima, president, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Roy Furman, co-founder, Furman Selz
John Gage, chief researcher, Sun Microsystems
Mark T. Gallogly, partner, the Blackstone Group
Ralph Gerson, president and CEO, Guardian International Corp.
Charles M. Geschke, founder and chairman, Adobe Systems Inc.
Charles K. Gifford, chairman, Bank of America Corp.
Rob Glaser, founder, chairman and CEO, RealNetworks Inc.
Donald J. Gogel, president and CEO, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
Mark Gorenberg, partner, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
Phyllis Grann, former chairman and CEO, Penguin Putnam Publishing Group
Michael D. Granoff, president and CEO, Pomona Capital
Earl Graves Sr., chairman and CEO, Earl G. Graves Publishing Co.; founder and publisher, Black Enterprise magazine
Gerry Greenwald, chairman, Greenbriar Equity; former chairman and CEO, United Airlines
Garrett Gruener, managing partner, Alta Partners; founder, Ask Jeeves
Paul Guenther, former president, Paine Webber
Robert Haas, chairman of the board, Levi Strauss
Bill Hambrecht, founder, chairman and CEO, W.R. Hambrecht
Dr. Sidney Harman, executive chairman, Harman International
Alan Hassenfeld, chairman, Hasbro
William H. Hayden, senior managing director, Bear Stearns & Co.
F. Warren Hellman, co-founder and chairman, Hellman & Friedman
Leo Hindery Jr., president, AT&T Broadband
Bob Holland, former CEO, Ben and Jerry's
Robert Hormats, vice chairman, Goldman Sachs International
Reed E. Hundt, partner, Charles Ross Partners; former FCC chairman
Glenn Hutchins, co-founder, Silver Lake Partners
Lee Iacocca, former chairman, Chrysler
Irwin Jacobs, chairman and CEO, Qualcomm
James A. Johnson, vice chairman, Perseus LLC
Robert Johnson, founder, chairman & CEO, BET Interactive
Sheila Johnson, CEO, Salamander Development LLC
Thomas S. Johnson, chairman and CEO, GreenPoint Financial Corp.
Vernon E. Jordan Jr., senior managing director, Lazard
Donna Karan, founder and chief designer, Donna Karan International
Jeffrey Katzenberg, co-founder and principal, DreamWorks SKG
William E. Kennard, managing director, the Carlyle Group
Kirk Kerkorian, chairman, president and CEO, Tracinda Corp.
Steve Kirsch, founder and CEO, Propel Software
Bruce Klatsky, chairman and CEO, Phillips-Van Husen
Michael S. Klein, CEO of global banking, Citigroup
Fred Kleisner, chairman and CEO, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Jerome Kohlberg, special limited partner, Kohlberg & Co.
Kay Koplovitz, chairman, RTV Media; founder, USA Networks
Philip Lader, chairman, WPP Group PLC
Sherry Lansing, chairman/motion picture group, Paramount Pictures
Chris Larsen, CEO, E-Loan
Geraldine B. Laybourne, chairman and CEO, Oxygen Media
Rochelle Lazarus, chairman & CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
Alexandra Lebenthal, president, Lebenthal
Debra L. Lee, president and COO, BET Holdings
R. May Lee, COO, Rowen Warren; co-founder, Market Boy
Thomas H. Lee, founder and president, Thomas H. Lee Co.
Gerald M. Levin, retired chairman and CEO, Time Warner
Arthur Levitt Jr., senior adviser, the Carlyle Group; former SEC chairman
Edward Lewis, co-founder/chairman and CEO, Essence Communications
William M. Lewis Jr., co-chairman, investment banking, Lazard
Edward H. Linde, president and CEO, Boston Properties
Howard Lipson, senior managing director, the Blackstone Group
J. Bruce Llewellyn, chairman and CEO, Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Michael Lynton, chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Diana MacArthur, CEO, Dynamac Corp.
Vincent Mai, chairman and CEO, AEA Investors
Anthony E. Malkin, president & COO, W&M Properties
Peter May, president & COO, Triarc Companies
Raymond J. McGuire, managing director, Morgan Stanley
Judith McHale, president and CEO, Discovery Communications
Regis McKenna, Regis McKenna Inc.
Mack McLarty, former chairman and CEO, Arkla
Dennis Mehiel, chairman, Four M Corp.
Prakash Melwani, senior managing director, the Blackstone Group
Ed Meyer, chairman, president and CEO, Grey Global Group
Heidi Miller, EVP, JPMorganChase
Hamid Moghadam, chairman and CEO, AMB Property Corp.
Meridee Moore, managing partner, Watershed Asset Management
John Morgridge, chairman, Cisco Systems
Phil Murphy, senior director and former head, Goldman Sachs investment management division
Amy Pascal, chairman, Sony Motion Picture Group
Alan Patricof, co-founder, Apax Partners
Frank H. Pearl, chairman and CEO, Perseus LLC
Richard Perry, founder, Perry Capital
Charles Phillips, president, Oracle Corp.
Kim Polese, co-founder and former CEO, Marimba
Robert Pozen, chairman, MFS Investment Management
Hugh B. Price, senior adviser, Piper Rudnick; former president and CEO, National Urban League
Penny Pritzker, president, Pritzker Realty Group
Michael E. Pulitzer, chairman, Pulitzer Publishing Co.
Jeffrey Raikes, group VP, Microsoft
Steven Rattner, managing principal, Quadrangle Group LLC
Leonard Riggio, founder and chairman, Barnes & Noble
Stephen Robert, former chairman and CEO, Oppenheimer & Co.
Sandy Robertson, founder and partner, Francisco Partners
John W. Rogers Jr., founder/chairman/CEO, Ariel Capital Management
Felix Rohatyn, Rohatyn Associates LLC
John Roos, managing director, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati
Benjamin M. Rosen, chairman emeritus, Compaq Computer Corp.
Daniel Rosensweig, COO, Yahoo
Jane Rosenthal, president, Tribeca Productions
Dave Roux, co-founder, Silver Lake Partners
Robert E. Rubin, member, office of the chairman, Citigroup
Kevin P. Ryan, CEO, DoubleClick
Haim Saban, chairman and CEO, Saban Capital Group
Herbert and Marion Sandler, chairmen of the board and CEOs, Golden West Financial Corp.
Roger W. Sant, co-founder and chairman emeritus, AES Corp.
Henry B. Schacht, director and senior adviser, Lucent Technologies; former chairman and CEO, Cummins Engine
Dan Scheinman, senior vice president, Cisco Systems
Ivan Schlager, partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google
Bernard L. Schwartz, chairman/CEO, Loral Space & Communications
Eli Segal, chairman, SchoolSports; vice chairman, Riverside Partners
Gordon Segal, CEO, Crate and Barrel
Nicole Seligman, EVP & general counsel, Sony Corp. of America
Rick Sergel, president and CEO, National Grid USA
Ron Shaich, CEO, Panera LLC
Jonathan Shapiro, president, Lillian Vernon
David E. Shaw, chairman and CEO, D.E. Shaw & Co.
Stanley S. Shuman, managing director, Allen & Co.
Russell Simmons, chairman/president/CEO, Rush Communications
James Sinegal, president and CEO, Costco Wholesale
David B. Singer, chairman, Oscient Pharmaceuticals; founding CEO, Affymetrix
Marva Smalls, EVP, public affairs and chief of staff, Nickelodeon Networks
Jeffrey H. Smulyan, chairman/president/CEO, Emmis Communications
Barry Sternlicht, chairman/CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
Thomas F. Steyer, founder and senior managing member, Farallon Capital Management
William P. Stiritz, chairman, Ralcorp Holdings; chairman, Energizer Holdings
Lou Susman, vice chairman, Citigroup
Sally Susman, senior communications executive, Estee Lauder
Percy Sutton, chairman emeritus, Inner City Broadcasting
Robert Tannenhauser, CEO, Business Loan Express LLC
Frederick Terrell, chairman, Carver Bancorp; CEO and managing partner, Provender
John W. Thompson, chairman and CEO, Symantec
Warren M. Thompson, chairman/president, Thompson Hospitality
Jonathan Tisch, chairman and CEO, Loews Hotels
Laura D'Andrea Tyson, dean, London Business School
John Vogelstein, vice chairman, Warburg Pincus
Stephen Volk, vice chairman, Citigroup
Diane von Furstenberg, chairman, Diane von Furstenberg Studio L.P.
Theodore Waitt, chairman, Gateway Inc.
Vera Wang, founder, Vera Wang Co.
Bruce Wasserstein, CEO, Lazard
Jann Wenner, chairman, Wenner Media
Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman, Miramax Film Corp.
Robert Weinstein, co-chairman, Miramax Film Corp.
Jim Wiatt, president and CEO, William Morris Agency
Benaree P. Wiley, president and CEO, the Partnership
Ann L. Winblad, co-founder/partner, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
Jason H. Wright, senior vice president, Merrill Lynch & Co.
David Zucker, president and CEO, Midway Games
Source: John Kerry campaign, www.johnkerry.com
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