Bill Buchanan

Bill Buchanan is the most recently served as the CEO of Lazard Capital Markets LLC.  He joined Lazard Frères & Co. in July 2006, as Head of U.S. Equity Capital Markets and Co-Head of U.S. Corporate Finance. He has focused on raising equity capital for emerging growth companies for the majority of his investment-banking career.  Previously, Bill served as Head of Equity Capital Markets at Cowen & Co., and also served as a member of Cowen’s Executive Committee, Head of the Equity Commitment Committee, and a Vice President of SG Cowen Ventures.  Prior to joining Cowen, he was the Deputy Head of Global Equity Capital Markets Group at Salomon Smith Barney, now Citigroup.  Bill has also worked in a senior capacity at Bear Stearns and Credit Suisse. He currently resides in New Canaan,Connecticut with his wife, Marianne.  He has three children:  William, Maggie and Charlotte. He graduated from the University of Virginia and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.  He has served on the Boards of the New Canaan YMCA (Vice President), and the New Canaan Country School (Committee Chair).  He also served on the Board of the Weir Farm Preserve (the private organization affiliated with the National Park), and is currently on the Executive Council for AmeriCares in Stamford. He is also currently on the Board of the National Wildlife Refuge Association (Committee Chair). Member since 2012.