A look at President George W. Bush's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Henry M. Paulson Jr.:

— Goldman Sachs' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since May 1999.

— Goldman Sachs' Director since August 1998.

— Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer or Co-Chief Executive Officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, L.P. from June 1998 to May 1999.

— Served as Chief Operating Officer from December 1994 to June 1998.

— Chairman of the Financial Services Forum.

— Serves on the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

— Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Nature Conservancy, Co-Chairman of the Asia/Pacific Council of The Nature Conservancy and Chairman Emeritus of The Peregrine Fund, Inc.

(Source: Goldman Sachs)