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Goldman Sachs announces new appointments

Goldman Sachs has named Adebayo O. Ogunlesi as lead director and chair of the board’s corporate governance, nominating and public responsibilities committee. Also, the firm has named M. Michele Burns as chair of the risk committee and Peter Oppenheimer as chair of the audit committee. Ogunlesi is the managing partner and chairman of Global Infrastructure Partners. Burns was CEO of the Retirement Policy Center while Oppenheimer is a retiring senior vice president at Apple.

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