Winthrop H. Smith, Jr., Chairman of the Board, Richardson GMP Limited
President, Sugarbush Resort
Winthrop H. Smith Jr. is Chairman and CEO of Summit Ventures NE, LLC, which owns Sugarbush Resort. He also serves as President of Sugarbush.
From 1974 to 2002, Mr. Smith held various senior management positions at Merrill Lynch & Co., including Executive Vice President, Merrill Lynch & Co., Chairman, Merrill Lynch International and was a member of the Executive Management Committee. As Chairman of Merrill Lynch International, Mr. Smith led one of Merrill Lynch & Co.’s four business units with 9,000 employees, over $2B in revenues and client assets of $180B.
His current directorships include Eaton Vance Corporation, AGF Management Ltd., Richardson GMP Limited, Richardson Financial Group Limited and Summit Ventures NE, LLC (Sugarbush). Mr. Smith is also Co-Chair of the Global Advisory Committee at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. in Zurich, Switzerland. Mr. Smith majored in political science at Amherst College and received his MBA from Wharton University.