John L. Townsend, III

Former Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Tiger Management LLC


John L. Townsend, III, 60, served as senior advisor to Tiger Management LLC, an investment management business from 2012-2015. From 2010 to 2012, Townsend served as managing partner and chief operating officer of Tiger Management LLC. Townsend is a member of the Riverstone Group, a private investment fund.  He was previously employed by Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1987 to 2002 and was a general partner from 1992 to 1999 and a managing director from 1999 to 2002. Townsend is a director of The Heritage Group, an industrial conglomerate. Additionally, during the past five years, he served on the board of directors of Belk, Inc., a department store retailer. Director since March 13, 2006.