Jesse S. Bhattal
Jesse S. Bhattal was named a Lexington Senior Advisor focusing on the Asia-Pacific
region in 2013. Mr. Bhattal, currently a Senior Advisor with Lazard, was formerly
President and Chief Executive Officer of Nomura’s Global Wholesale Division and
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers Asia. As President and CEO
of Nomura’s Global Wholesale Division, Mr. Bhattal was responsible for global markets,
investment banking, and other non-retail businesses in Japan, Asia-Pacific, EMEA,
and the Americas. Prior to joining Nomura, he was Chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers
Asia and a member of Lehman Brothers’ executive committee.
Mr. Bhattal is a Rhodes Scholar with an Honors degree in Philosophy, Politics, and
Economics from Oxford University. He earned his undergraduate degree with honors
from St. Stephen’s College in New Delhi.