January 31, 2008
Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) welcomes John Heimann as the newest member of its advisory board.
“John Heimann brings considerable experience and expertise to our advisory board,” Said GFI Director Raymond Baker. “We are very excited to have him with us as we embark on a variety of critical illicit finance projects.”
A respected and influential figure in the financial community, Mr. Heimann has served in a variety of high-profile appointments including Chairman, Global Financial Institutions, at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Chairman of the Financial Services Council, and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Policy Association. He was also a Member and Treasurer of the Group of Thirty, and Member of the Board and Executive Committee of the Institute of International Finance.
Mr. Heimann served as Comptroller of the Currency from 1977 to 1981. In this capacity, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and chaired the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council. Mr. Heimann has also served as Superintendent of Banks, New York State Department of Banking, and as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s International Capital Markets Advisory Committee and the Council on Foreign Relations.
“John Heimann’s input and guidance will be crucial to ensuring success in GFI’s important work promoting multilateral policies to combat illicit financial flows,” said advisory board Chair, Charles Davidson.