Richard B. "Rich" Handler (born May 23, 1961) is an American businessman, currently serving as the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Jefferies Group, where he is the longest-tenured CEO on Wall Street. Handler also serves as the CEO and director of Leucadia.
Richard B. Handler has been the Chief Executive Officer of Leucadia National Corporation since March 1, 2013. Mr. Handler has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Jefferies LLC since 2002 and January 2001 respectively. He also serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Jefferies International Limited. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Jefferies Group LLC (alternate name, Jefferies Group Inc.) and Jefferies Company, Inc. since January
Leucadia National Corporation is an American holding company that, through its subsidiaries, engages in mining drilling services, telecommunications, healthcare services, manufacturing, banking and lending, real estate, and winery businesses with a market cap of about $8.0 billion as of June 15, 2011. Largest current investments include Jefferies. The company is sometimes called a "baby Berkshire Hathaway" for the wide range of its holdings.