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Lazard International's CEO Quits After 6 Weeks

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Let's not jump to any conclusions just yet here.

Apparently he was just having some trouble with the whole life/work balance.

After six weeks on the job, Lazard International chief executive officer Naguib Kheraj is stepping down, the firm announced today in an e-mailed statement. He will also relinquish his role as deputy chairman of the firm. Kheraj, 46, joined the firm in January and said he will leave to focus on philanthropic activities and other personal interests.

"I am very sad to be leaving Lazard, and have not taken this decision lightly," said Kheraj in the statement. "I underestimated the difficulty of managing my external activities in a way that would enable me to be properly engaged in an executive role."

Lazard CEO Steps Down After 6 Weeks [FINS]

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