Alexander was named Chief Operating Officer of Lazard in November 2008. He has served as a Managing Director since January 2002 and as the Firm's Global Head of Strategy since February 2006. Mr. Stern initially joined Lazard in 1994.
As a Managing Director in Lazard's Financial Advisory Group, Alex has worked on a broad array of assignments at Lazard as a member of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group for such clients as IBM, Nextel, MCI, 360networks, Rural Cellular, Asia Global Crossing, SBC Communications, Cap Gemini and Lotus.
Alex is a graduate of Duke University, B.S. (Phi Beta Kappa); University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, M.B.A.; The Moore School of Engineering, M.S.E.
Alex lives in Westchester, NY with his wife and three daughters.