Mr. Ashish Bhutani is a Chief Executive Officer at Lazard Asset Management LLC.
He is on the Board of Directors at Lazard Group LLC, Lazard Ltd., Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund, Inc., Lazard Retirement Series, Inc. and City Harvest, Inc. Mr. Bhutani previously served as Head of New Products and Strategic Planning for LAM from June 2003 to March 2004.
Prior to joining Lazard, he was Co-Chief Executive Officer, North America, of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein from 2001 to the end of 2002, and was a member of its Global Corporate and Markets Board, and a member of its Global Executive Committee. Mr. Bhutani worked at Wasserstein Perella Group (the predecessor to Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein) from 1989 to 2001, serving as Deputy Chairman of Wasserstein Perella Group and Chief Executive Officer of Wasserstein Perella Securities from 1994 to 2001. Mr. Bhutani began his career at Salomon Brothers in 1985, where he was a Vice President in Fixed Income.
He received his MBA from Pace University.