Thomas W. Jasper

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Thomas W. Jasper has been Chief Executive Officer of Primus Guaranty "since March 2001, a director since March 2002 and Deputy Chairman since January 2009. Mr. Jasper joined the Company in 1999 as a consultant to assist in the Company’s formation. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Jasper served for 17 years as a key executive of Salomon Brothers Inc. and its successor, Salomon Smith Barney Holdings, Inc. In 1982, Mr. Jasper was one of the founders of Salomon’s interest rate swap business. While at Salomon, in 1984, Mr. Jasper co-founded ISDA, served as one of its first Co-Chairmen, and worked to establish ISDA as the world’s preeminent swap association. Mr. Jasper became the Chief Operating Officer of Salomon’s non-Japan Asian business in 1994. In 1997, after the acquisition of Salomon Brothers Inc. by The Travelers Group, Inc., Mr. Jasper created the Global Treasury business plan and structure for the merged firm. Mr. Jasper continued as the Global Treasurer of Salomon Smith Barney until late 1998. Mr. Jasper serves on the boards of directors of Phoenix House Foundation and the Wellspring Foundation and on the executive board of the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. On October 29, 2010, Primus Asset Management, Inc. and Thomas W. Jasper entered into a separation agreement under which Mr. Jasper resigned from his position as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of Primus Guaranty, Ltd. and as an officer and director of certain subsidiaries of Primus Guaranty, including PAM, in each case, effective as of November 1, 2010." [1]


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  1. forbes Thomas W. Jasper, organizational web page, accessed April 12, 2013.
  2. Phoenix House Board, organizational web page, accessed April 12, 2013.