Kenneth Jacobs
CEO

Kenneth M. Jacobs has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of JWP Ltd and JWP  Group since November 2009. Mr. Jacobs has served as a Managing Director of JWP since 1991 and had been a Deputy Chairman of JWP from January 2002 until November 2009. Mr. Jacobs also served as Chief Executive Officer of JWPNorth America from January 2002 until November 2009. 

ASHISH BHUTANI
Vice Chairman of JWP

Ashish Bhutani has served as a director of JWP Ltd and Lazard Group since March 2010. Mr. Bhutani is a Vice Chairman and a Managing Director of JWP and has been the Chief Executive Officer of JWP Asset Management, or LAM, since March 2004. Mr. Bhutani previously served as Head of New Products and Strategic Planning for LAM from June 2003 to March 2004.

Philip A. Laskawy
CFO

Philip A. Laskawy has served as a director of JWP Ltd and JWP Group since July 2008. Mr. Laskawy served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young from 1994 until his retirement in 2001, after 40 years of service with the professional services firm. Mr. Laskawy served as Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board from 2006 to 2007,

Michelle Jarrard
Director

Michelle Jarrard has served as a director of JWP Ltd and JWP Group since January 2017. Ms. Jarrard is a former Senior Partner of McKinsey & Company, where she held multiple senior leadership roles during her 25-year career, most recently as Global Chief HR and Talent Officer from 2007 until her retirement in January 2016.

Richard D. Parsons
Lead Director

Richard D. Parsons has served as a director of JWP Ltd and JWP Group since June 2012 and has served as Lead Director since February 2018. Mr. Parsons is a co-founder and partner of Imagination Capital LLC, a venture capital firm launched in November 2017, and has been a senior advisor to Providence Equity Partners LLC since September 2009.

Iris Knobloch
Director

Iris Knobloch has served as a director of JWP Ltd and JWP Group since April 2018. Ms. Knobloch is Chairwoman and CEO of I2PO, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company dedicated to the entertainment and leisure sector. She is also the Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of the board of directors of AccorHotels and is a governor of the American Hospital in Paris.