Goldman Sachs Group Inc. — Mark Flaherty and Mark Winkelman were named independent directors of the New York investment bank and financial adviser, expanding the board to 14 directors, 11 of whom are independent. Flaherty and Winkelman will serve as members of the audit, risk and corporate governance, nominating and public responsibilities committees. Flaherty is retired from Wellington Management Co., an investment management company where he served as an executive from 2001 until 2012. Winkelman serves on the board of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV and was an operating partner of J.C. Flowers & Co. from 2006 to 2008. Winkelman also previously worked at Goldman, including as a member of the management committee, co-head of the fixed income division and head of the J. Aron Division, having joined the firm in 1978 and retired in 1994.
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP — Stephanie Hildebrandt will join as a partner in the law firm’s Houston headquarters. She is set to begin in February. Hildebrandt was most recently senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Enterprise Products Partners LP. She joined that company in 2004 when Enterprise acquired El Paso Corp.’s master limited partnership (GulfTerra Energy Partners). Before joining El Paso in 2001, Hildebrandt worked in Texaco’s legal department for 12 years.