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George W. Bilicic

George W. Bilicic

Head of U.S. Midwest Investment-Banking, Lazard

Chicago, IL

George W. Bilicic heads Lazard Ltd’s Midwest investment banking business and global efforts in power, energy and infrastructure. In addition, he serves as a member of the Firm’s Investment Banking Committee and Deputy Chairman Committee. Other than his time at KKR, Mr. Bilicic has been at Lazard since March 2002. From May 2008 to October 2008, Mr. Bilicic served as a Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure at KKR. Previously, Mr. Bilicic had been a Partner in the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore from 1995. Mr. Bilicic left the Cravath partnership, effective January 2001, to begin his investment banking career at Merrill Lynch where he was a Managing Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department focused on power and energy clients. Mr. Bilicic has been involved in a number of community and other not-for-profit organizations including the following as a member of the Board of Directors (or equivalent), unless otherwise indicated: American Ballet Theater, Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, Cristo Rey Network (current), Family Justice, Georgetown University Law School (current), Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club, Hofstra University, Metropolitan Planning Council (current), MFY Legal Services, NY Team Elite AAU basketball program (founder and team sponsor), Refugees International and YMCA of Greater New York. Mr. Bilicic is also a member of The Commercial Club of Chicago.