William A. von Mueffling ’95
President and Chief Investment Officer
Cantillon Capital Management
William von Mueffling is president and chief investment officer of Cantillon Capital Management, an investment firm with more than $5 billion under management.
Mr. von Mueffling was previously a managing director at Lazard Asset Management, where he was responsible for hedge funds. Prior to joining Lazard, he was with Deutsche Bank in Germany and France. He earned a BA from Columbia College and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1995.
Mr. von Mueffling is chairman of the advisory board of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing at Columbia Business School. He is a board member of the International Center of Photography, a world-leading museum and school of photography; the American Academy of Berlin, a private, nonprofit center for advanced study; and Charity Navigator, the leading charity evaluator in the United States. He also serves on the board of directors of New York City Global Partners, which promotes New York’s interaction with cities around the world, and on the President’s Working Group subcommittee for asset managers.