New York, NY, June 14, 2005 - Greenhill & Co., Inc. [NYSE:GHL], a leading independent investment banking firm, announced today that Dr. Karl-Hermann Baumann will join the firm as a Senior Adviser.
Dr. Baumann served until January 2005 as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG and before this was Chief Financial Officer of Siemens from 1988 to 1998. In total he served the company for 35 years.
Dr. Baumann is also a member of the Supervisory Boards of E.ON AG, Linde AG and Schering AG. Until recently he was also a member of the Supervisory Boards of Deutsche Bank AG and ThyssenKrupp AG and in the past has also served on the Supervisory Boards of Allianz AG and mg technologies ag.
Robert F. Greenhill, Chairman and CEO of Greenhill, said, "We are delighted that Karl will join Greenhill and look forward to his contribution in growing and guiding our business in Germany and throughout the world. Karl is one of the most highly respected business leaders in Germany, with an extraordinary range of international experience. He is widely regarded throughout the business and financial community and brings strong relationships across a broad range of industries and countries.
Greenhill & Co., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank that provides financial advisory and merchant banking management services. It acts for clients throughout the world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt and Dallas.