Ganesh Rao has been on the Board of Directors for MoneyGram International since November 2008. His other active appointments include managing director of Thomas H. Lee Partners LP (THL) and director for Ceridian Corporation. Additionally, Rao serves as a director of Nielsen Holding N.V., a global information and measurement company. Prior to joining THL, Rao gained experience at Morgan & Stanley Incorporated in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department and at the hedge fund Greenlight Capitol. Rao earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in Economics from Duke University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.