People News: Goldman Sachs, Greenhill, BTG Pactual Group

Mark Schwartz, Goldman Sachs’s Asia-Pacific chairman, will step down at year-end and be an adviser to the firm.

Bloomberg News reports that Schwartz, 62, who has worked at the firm for 27 years and is based in Beijing, will become a senior director, the bank said on Monday in a memo to staff. Ken Hitchner will remain as president of Asia Pacific ex-Japan and Masa Mochida will continue to serve as president of Goldman Sachs Japan, according to the memo.

In the meantime, Bloomberg also reports that Greenhill & Co., the investment bank founded by Bob Greenhill, hired Carlos Medina from BTG Pactual Group to focus on dealmaking in Latin America.

Medina, 43, was named a managing director and is based in New York, Greenhill said Monday in a statement. He was most recently the head of mergers and acquisitions for Latin America outside Brazil at BTG, according to the release.

Goldman Sachs’s Schwartz Leaving as Asia-Pacific Chairman

Greenhill Hires BTG’s Carlos Medina for Latin America Dealmaking

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