Goldman Sachs' New Lead Director Is A Fan Of YouTube

Earlier this week, Goldman Sachs announced that James Schiro, the once CEO of Zurich Financial Services and accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, would be coming on board as the firm’s lead director.

The Wall Street Journal‘s Liz Rappaport has a profile on Schiro this morning.  Among other things, Shiro appears to be a fan of using YouTube to communicate with the public.

“Welcome YouTube,” said Schiro in a March 2009 video.

“I know there’s some concern about using an open platform like this, but I think special times require special means of getting our message out.  I know this a is a public means, but there’s nothing I’m going to say that I wouldn’t say to a customer, employee, or shareholder.”

Maybe this means more transparency for Goldman Sachs.

Here’s a video he recorded in 2009:

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