Harlan Batrus




Chairman of the Board


Harlan is the Synexis founding investor. In 2008, Harlan recruited private equity investors Jonathan Kagan, John Myers, and Charles Craig as early participants.

Harlan served as Chairman of the Board of Synexis from 2008 to 2013. Harlan worked at Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley and Lazard. He was a Lazard Partner from 1982 to 2007, where he was in charge of the Fixed Income Department. He was the 1988 founding investor of Ryan Labs Asset Management and served as Chairman until 2015. In April of 2015, Ryan Labs merged into Sun Life of Toronto, Canada.

Harlan graduated from The Wharton School at Penn State University. He serves on the Cardiovascular Council for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Harlan is also a board member of the New York City-based Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID). His office is in Ryan Labs Asset Management, located at 500 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

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