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Peter Young is the President and Managing Director of Young & Partners LLC, a boutique investment bank that specializes in the chemical and life sciences,[2][3] working with companies for chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices.[4] He has served as president of the Société de Chimie Industrielle (American Section), and is the 2017 recipient of the Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for supporting industries.[1]

Peter Young
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Peter Young, 2017
Alma materHarvard Business School, New York University, Yale University
EmployerYoung & Partners LLC
AwardsRichard J. Bolte Sr. Award 2017[1]


Peter Young earned his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School, where he was named a Baker Scholar with Highest Distinction. Prior to that he received his M.S. in Accounting from New York University and a B.A. in Economics from Yale University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.[5]


Young worked with the management consulting firm Bain & Company where he advised on corporate strategy and restructuring, before moving to venture capital firm J.H. Whitney & Company. In 1986, he moved to Salomon Brothers, where he was in charge of the Chemicals section.[5] He went on to lead the chemical section of Wertheim Schroder & Co. (later Schroders).[6] In 1993 he was hired to lead the global chemical industry group at Lehman Brothers.[5]

In 1996, Peter Young founded Young & Partners, which he manages.[7] Current and Previous Clients include Apollo, Bayer, Dai Nippon Ink & Chemical, DSM, DuPont, Eastman Chemical, Henkel, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui, Monsanto, Oxiteno, Perkin-Elmer, Rhone-Poulenc/Solvay and Solutia.[8]

Awards and honorsEdit

Mr. Young serves on the board of the Société de Chimie Industrielle (American Section) and has been a board member since 1993. He was elected president of the board on December 16, 2015.[9][4]

Young serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Pharmaceutical Executive Magazine.[10]

Young received the Commercial Development and Marketing Association Executive Excellence award in April 2006.[8] He is the 2017 recipient of the Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for supporting industries.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries". Science History Institute. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Young & Partners LLC". Bloomberg. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  3. ^ Westervelt, Robert; Valk, Vincent (December 21, 2015). "Banker: Chemicals M&A market steady in third quarter" (PDF). Chemical Week. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Peter Young elected President of Société de Chimie Industrielle , the chemical and pharmaceutical industry organization" (PDF). Young & Partners. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Yale Career Panels: A Candid View of the Non-Profit Profession". Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Executive changes". The New York Times. April 19, 1990. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Careers: A Candid View of the Medical Profession". Yale Alumni Association. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Peter Young". Walker's Research. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Leadership". Société de Chimie Industrielle. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  10. ^ Looney, William (Mar 1, 2012). "The Maestros". Pharmaceutical Executive.