Mark Herr is a Managing Director and Head of Corporate Communications of Point72. He is responsible for creating and overseeing the Firm’s enterprise-wide internal and external communications strategy and operations and advising the Firm’s senior management on all communications issues.
Mr. Herr joined the Firm in 2012 from AIG, where he was the Vice President of Media Relations, overseeing all aspects of AIG’s corporate media relations, including developing and implementing AIG’s media relations strategy, counseling senior management on media affairs, and coordinating media activities with AIG’s communications professionals around the world. He joined AIG from Merrill Lynch, where he served as a First Vice President and chief media spokesperson and strategist for legal, regulatory, and public policy issues.
Before Merrill Lynch, Mr. Herr was a member of the administration of New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, serving as the Director and Assistant Attorney General in charge of New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs and Bureau of Securities. Earlier in his career, Mr. Herr was in private practice as a litigator, Executive Director of the New Jersey State Republican Party, served as a speechwriter for New Jersey Governor Tom Kean, and worked as a reporter for United Press International, the Atlanta Journal, and the Bergen Record.
Mr. Herr earned his B.A. with honors from Colgate University, his Master’s degree from Columbia University, and his J.D. from Seton Hall University’s School of Law.
Mr. Herr serves on the Board of Directors for Ice Hockey in Harlem and on the Alumni Advisory Board of the Colgate Center for Freedom and Western Civilization.