Harit is head of the global Consumer business. He is a member of the Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee, Partnership Committee and Americas Diversity Committee. Harit joined Goldman Sachs in 2015 as a partner.
Prior to joining the firm, he was president of US Cards for Discover Financial Services as well as chief marketing officer and a member of Discover’s Executive Committee. Before that, Harit was managing director of Morgan Stanley’s Consumer Banking Group International. He also spent 15 years at Citigroup, working in India, the Middle East, the US and Europe. During this time, Harit held a number of senior roles including general management and country management positions in cards, loans and retail banking.
Harit is co-chairman of the board of the American India Foundation, a member of the Asia Society Global Board of Trustees and one of the founders of Ashoka University in India. He previously held leadership positions with the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago; the Chicago CMO Summit; the American School of Warsaw, Poland; the College of Lake County, Illinois; Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago; and Pratham UK.
Harit earned a BA (Hons) in Economics from Delhi University in India and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.