Archibald Cox

Archibald Cox
  • Chairman
    Foreign Policy Association

1962, Bachelor's (Hons) in Economics, Harvard College; 1964, MBA (Hons), Harvard Business School. Nearly a half-century of financial, investment and operating experience. Began career in corporate finance, Morgan Stanley & Co. 1968, moved into sales and capital markets. 1977, launched Morgan Stanley International, London; until 1988, CEO. 1990-93, President and CEO, CS First Boston; Member of the Executive Board, CS First Boston Group. 1993, formed Sextant Group, which purchased in 1995 the Magnequench rare earth magnetic materials business of General Motors Corporation. 1995-2006, President and CEO, Magnequench. After the 2005 Magnequench merger with a Canadian company to form Neo Material Technologies, Chairman for a year. 2008, became Chairman, Barclays Americas and Member of the Executive Committee, Barclays Capital. 2011, left Barclays to focus on private investments. Chairman: Sextant Group, a private investment firm; Ayablu; EyeLock. Chairman, Foreign Policy Association.