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Geoffrey Acheson Thompson

Geoffrey Acheson Thompson, American banker. Active American Federation Aging Research, Near East Foundation; vice chairman American Red Cross of Greater New York Lieutenant United States Navy, 1963-1965. Member Harvard Club, University Club, Links Club, Buffalo Club.

Background

  • Thompson, Geoffrey Acheson was born on October 26, 1940 in White Plains, New York, United States. Son of Frederick D. and Julia (Acheson) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia University, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1967.

    Career

    • Circulation director Newsweek International, New York City, 1967-1970. Associate Warburg, Paribas Becker, 1970-1972. Vice president Citicorp-Citibank, 1972-1978, General Electric Credit, Stamford, Connecticut, 1978-1981.

      President Marine Midland Banks Inc., Buffalo, since 1981, chief operating officer, 1981-1988, president, also board directors, since 1986, chief executive officer, since 1988. Board directors The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Nordeman, Grimm Incorporated, New York York City. Vice chairman New York Business Council.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Active American Federation Aging Research, Near East Foundation. Vice chairman American Red Cross of Greater New York Lieutenant United States Navy, 1963-1965. Member Harvard Club, University Club, Links Club, Buffalo Club.

    Connections

    • Married Claudia Geyer, June 18, 1966. 1 daughter, Marina.
    • father: Frederick D. Thompson
    • mother: Julia (Acheson) Thompson
    • spouse: Claudia Geyer
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    Nationality
    • 1963
      Columbia University
    • 1967
      Harvard University
    • 1967 - 1970
      Circulation director, Newsweek International
    • 1970 - 1972
      associate, Warburg
    • 1972 - 1978
      vice president, Citicorp-Citibank
    • 1978 - 1981
      vice president, Citicorp-Citibank
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1981
      president, Marine Midland Banks Incorporated
      Buffalo, New York, United States
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