Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the New York investment bank, named Lakshmi N. Mittal as an independent director, the board’s 13th member. Laxmi Mittal, a non-resident Indian, is chairman and chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker. He’ll be the 10th independent director at Goldman and will sit on the board’s audit, compensation, and corporate governance and nominating committees, the firm said in a statement on Sunday. Laxmi Mittal also serves on the boards of EADS.
June 29th, 2008