Douglas Alexander Warner III, ’68 B.A.
During his thirty-three-year career in banking and financial services, Douglas A. Warner rose to be chair of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., having begun his career there upon graduating from Yale.
In 1995 he was named the youngest chief executive officer in J.P. Morgan’s history, and he was chair and CEO until J.P. Morgan merged with Chase Manhattan in 2000. Following the merger, Mr. Warner served as chair of the board of the combined enterprise until his retirement in 2001. Since 1998 he has been chair of the board of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is a former director of General Electric, Anheuser-Busch, and Motorola. Prior to being named a successor trustee in 2008, Mr. Warner was a non-trustee member of two Yale Corporation committees, serving on the Investments Committee since 2001 and on the School of Medicine Ad Hoc Committee from 2001 to 2007.