Franklin W. Hobbs

Chairman Ally Financial Inc.
Franklin Hobbs

Mr. Hobbs previously served as a director of Adolph Coors Company since 2001. He served as Chief Executive for the investment bank, Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, from 2002 to January 2003. He served in roles of increasing responsibility at Dillon, Read & Co., an investment bank, from 1972 to 1992, as Chief Executive Officer from 1992 to 1997, and ultimately served as Chairman of UBSWarburg following a series of mergers between Dillon Read and SBC Warburg, and later with Union Bank of Switzerland. Mr. Hobbs has served as an advisor to One Equity Partners, a private equity investment firm, since 2004. 

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Lord, Abbett & Co. He is Chairman of the Board of Ally Financial Inc. (formerly General Motors Acceptance Corp.), and serves on the Board of Trustees and is Treasurer of The Frick Collection. Formerly, he served on the Board of Overseers of Harvard University, also serving on the Audit Committee, and was President of the Board of Trustees of Milton Academy, where he also served on the Audit Committee. Mr. Hobbs is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Mr. Hobbs provides the Board with a high level of financial literacy and expertise due to his background as an investment banker, his service on audit committees and his experience as a CEO. He also provides extensive knowledge about the Company.

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