Speaker Paul Ryan Appointed Teneo Vice Chairman
Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Speaker Paul Ryan as Vice Chairman. In this new role, Speaker Ryan will work closely with the firm’s senior leadership team to advise clients around the world and support Teneo’s ongoing growth.
“We are very pleased to have Paul Ryan take on this new role with Teneo as Vice Chairman,” said Paul Keary, CEO of Teneo. “Paul has unparalleled insights and experience across a wide range of key business, economic, policy and geopolitical issues. He will add significant value to Teneo clients around the world.”
Speaker Paul Ryan said: “The external environment facing CEOs has never been more challenging. There is no other firm as well positioned as Teneo to guide companies through this period of disruption. I have worked with many of their 1,500 people around the world who are advising on financial issues, corporate strategy, geopolitical risks, and all the other issues being discussed in board rooms today. I am delighted to be taking on the role of Vice Chairman and look forward to working with Teneo’s clients around the world.”
Serving as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from October 2015 to January 2019, Speaker Ryan was the youngest Speaker in nearly 150 years. During his tenure, he spearheaded efforts to reform the U.S. tax code for the first time in a generation, rebuild the national defense, expand domestic energy production, combat the opioid epidemic, reform the criminal justice system, and promote economic opportunity.
First elected to Congress in 1998 at age 28, Speaker Ryan spent two decades representing the people of Wisconsin’s First Congressional District. Before becoming Speaker, he was chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Before that, he served as chairman of the House Budget Committee, where he outlined revolutionary blueprints to balance the federal budget and pay off the national debt.
In 2012, he was selected to serve as Governor Mitt Romney’s Vice Presidential nominee.
Speaker Ryan sits on several corporate boards and works as a partner of the private equity firm Solamere Capital. He is also President of the American Idea Foundation, visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and he teaches economics at the University of Notre Dame.
He first joined Teneo as a Senior Advisor in October of 2020.