(New York, January 10, 2012)—J. Tomilson Hill has been elected a Trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced today by Daniel Brodsky, Chairman of the Museum’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Hill is President and Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, a Vice Chairman of The Blackstone Group, and a member of the Board of Directors of the general partner, Blackstone Group Management L.L.C.
In making the announcement, Mr. Brodsky said: “We welcome Tom Hill to the Metropolitan Museum’s Board. We will benefit greatly not only from his business acumen but also from his experience as a collector in both the modern art and old master fields. He is currently involved as a lender of works of art to this institution and as a valued member of our visiting committees for the departments of European Paintings and of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts. We are so pleased that he is now a Trustee as well, and look forward to working with him in his new role.”
A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School, Mr. Hill is now a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he chairs the Investment Committee and serves on the Council’s Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center Theater, where he is Chairman. And he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
He serves on the boards of the Telluride Foundation, the Advantage Testing Foundation, and Our Lady Queen of Angels School, a parochial school (K–8th grade) in Harlem, as well as on the Board of Directors of both OpenPeak Inc. and Advantage Testing, Inc.
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January 10, 2012