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Zach Buchwald

Head of U.S. and Canada Institutional Client Business
Zach Buchwald
Head of U.S. and Canada Institutional Client Business

Zach Buchwald, Managing Director, is the Head of BlackRock's Institutional Client Business for the U.S. and Canada. He leads sales, client service, strategy and research for the institutional client segments at BlackRock, and is responsible for delivering the firm's investment capabilities to its clients. Prior to this role, he led BlackRock's Financial Institutions Group in the Americas, and earlier he helped establish the firm's Retirement Solutions Group and Financial Markets Advisory platforms.

 

Mr. Buchwald serves on BlackRock's Global Operating Committee, the US/Canada Executive Committee, the Human Capital Committee, and as sponsor of its LGBT employee network.

 

Before joining BlackRock in 2008, Mr. Buchwald was a managing director at Morgan Stanley, where he held a variety of positions within the firm's fixed income division. Earlier Mr. Buchwald worked in the structured finance group at Lehman Brothers.

 

Mr. Buchwald earned a B.A. in English with honors from Harvard College. He is a trustee of the Public Theater, producer of Hamilton and Fun Home, and serves on the board of directors of the Jericho Project, a non-profit homeless service organization.