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Mr. Charles E. Harris

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Phone: (707) ***-****  
Email: c***@***.com
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • A.B.
    Princeton University
  • MBA
    Columbia University Graduate School of Business
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Founded in 1948 by Charles ...
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Founded in 1948 by Charles Harris, Harris Companies has grown from its modest beginnings into one of the nation's leading mechanical contractors.
Harris & Harris Group
www.tinytechvc.com, 27 Sept 2008 [cached]
CHARLES E. HARRISChairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since 1984
Prior to 1984, Mr. Harris had an 18 year career in the investment industry, including serving as Chairman of Wood, Struthers and Winthrop Management Corp., the investment advisory subsidiary of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.He is a past Trustee and current Co-Chairman of the President's Council of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a research and education institution in molecular biology and genetics, and a current Trustee and Chairman of the audit committee of Nidus Center, a life sciences business incubator.He is a life-sustaining fellow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Shareholder of its Entrepreneurship Center.Mr. Harris was a member of the Advisory Panel for the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment.He was graduated from Princeton University (A.B.) and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A.).
Charles E. Harris, age 59, ...
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Charles E. Harris, age 59, has been a director of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ and Chairman of its Board of Directors since April 1984.He was Chief Compliance Officer from February 1997 to February 2001 and has served as Chief Executive Officer of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ since July 1984.He has served as a director, trustee, control person, chairman and/or chief executive officer of various publicly and privately held corporations and not-for-profit institutions.Prior to 1984, he was Chairman of Wood, Struthers and Winthrop Management Corp., the investment advisory subsidiary of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.He was a member of the Advisory Panel for the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment.He is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.Among his eleemosynary activities, he is currently a Trustee of, and a member of the President's Council of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; a Trustee of the Nidus Center, a life sciences business incubator in St. Louis, Missouri; and a life-sustaining fellow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Shareholder of its Entrepreneurship Center.He is a graduate of Princeton University (A.B., 1964) and Columbia University Graduate School of Business (MBA, 1967).Mr. Harris is an "interested person" of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/, as defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940, as a beneficial owner of more than five percent of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/'s stock, as a control person and as an officer of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/.In addition, Mr. Harris's wife serves as HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/'s Secretary and is employed by Harris & Harris Enterprises, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/.
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(1) Denotes the Chairman of each Committee. (2) Mr. Harris is an interested director of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/. Executive Committee The Executive Committee meets from time to time between regular meetings of the Board of Directors and exercises the authority of the Board to the extent provided by law.The Executive Committee did not meet as a separate committee and did not act by unanimous written consent in 2001. Audit Committee The Audit Committee has been delegated the full power and authority of the Board with respect to the appointment of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/'s independent public accountant.The Audit Committee discusses and reviews the scope and fees of the prospective annual audit, reviews the results thereof with the independent public accountant, reviews and approves non-audit services of the independent public accountant, reviews compliance with existing major accounting and financial policies relative to the adequacy of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/'s internal accounting controls, reviews compliance with federal and state laws relating to accounting practices and reviews and approves transactions, if any, with affiliated parties.
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Charles E. and Susan T. Harris
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Charles E. Harris
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Currently, the distribution amounts for each officer and employee are as follows: Charles E. Harris, 13.790 percent; Mel P. Melsheimer, 4.233 percent; Helene B. Shavin, 1.524 percent; and Jacqueline M. Matthews, 0.453 percent.
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On October 19, 1999, Charles E. Harris signed an Employment Agreement with HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ (the "Employment Agreement"), which superseded an employment agreement that was about to expire on December 31, 1999.The Employment Agreement expires on December 31, 2004 ("Term"); provided, on January 1, 2000 and on each day thereafter, the Term extends automatically by one day unless at any time HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ or Mr. Harris, by written notice, decides not to extend the Term, in which case the Term will expire five years from the date of the written notice. During the period of employment, Mr. Harris shall serve as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/; be responsible for the general management of the affairs of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ and all its subsidiaries, reporting directly to the Board of Directors of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/; serve as a member of the Board for the period of which he is and shall from time to time be elected or reelected; and serve, if elected, as President of the Company and as an officer and director of any subsidiary or affiliate of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/. Mr. Harris is to receive compensation under his Employment Agreement in the form of base salary of $208,315 for 2000, with automatic yearly adjustments to reflect inflation.In addition, the Board may increase such salary, and consequently decrease it, but not below the level provided for by the automatic adjustments described above.Mr. Harris is also entitled to participate in HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/'s Profit-Sharing Plan as well as in all compensation or employee benefit plans or programs, and to receive all benefits, perquisites, and emoluments for which salaried employees are eligible.Under the Employment Agreement, HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ is to furnish Mr. Harris with certain perquisites which include a company car, membership in certain clubs and up to a $5,000 annual reimbursement for personal, financial or tax advice. The Employment Agreement provides Mr. Harris with life insurance for the benefit of his designated beneficiaries in the amount of $2,000,000; provides reimbursement for uninsured medical expenses, not to exceed $10,000 per annum, adjusted for inflation, over the period of the contract; provides Mr. Harris and spouse with long-term care insurance; and disability insurance in the amount of 100 percent of his base salary.These benefits are for the term of the contract. The Employment Agreement provides severance pay in the event of termination without cause or by constructive discharge as discussed below and also provides for certain death benefits payable to the surviving spouse equal to the executive's base salary for a period of two years. In addition, Mr. Harris is entitled to receive severance pay pursuant to the severance compensation agreement that he entered into with HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/, effective August 15, 1990.The severance compensation agreement provides that if, following a change in control of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/, as defined in the agreement, such individual's employment is terminated by HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ without cause or by the executive within one year of such change in control, the individual shall be entitled to receive compensation in a lump sum payment equal to 2.99 times the individual's average annualized compensation and payment of other welfare benefits.If Mr. Harris's termination is without cause or is a constructive discharge, the amount payable under the Employment Agreement will be reduced by the amounts paid pursuant to the severance compensation agreement. SERP The Employment Agreement provides for HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ to adopt a supplemental executive retirement plan (the "SERP") for the benefit of Mr. Harris.Under the SERP, HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ will cause an amount equal to one-twelfth of Mr. Harris's current base salary to be credited each month (a "Monthly Credit") to a special account maintained for this purpose on the books of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ for the benefit of Mr. Harris (the "SERP Account").The amounts credited to the SERP Account will be deemed invested or reinvested in such mutual funds or U.S. Government securities as determined by Mr. Harris.The SERP Account will be credited and debited to reflect the deemed investment returns, losses and expenses attributed to such deemed investments and reinvestments.Mr. Harris's benefit under the SERP will equal the balance in the SERP Account and such benefit will always be 100 percent vested (i.e., not forfeitable).Mr. Harris will determine the form and timing of the distribution of the balance in the SERP Account; provided, however, in the event of the termination, the balance in the SERP Account will be distributed to Mr. Harris or his beneficiary, as the case may be, in a lump-sum payment within 30 days of such termination.HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ established a rabbi trust for the purpose of accumulating funds to satisfy the obligations incurred by HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ under the SERP.During 2001, HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ accrued $215,510 in accordance with this provision of the SERP increasing the cumulative accrual to $482,020 as of December 31, 2001.Mr. Harris's rights to benefits pursuant to this SERP will be no greater than those of a general creditor of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/. On April 26, 2000 the shareholders of HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ approved the performance goals under the Plan in accordance with Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 ("Code").The Code generally provides that a public company such as HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP INC /NY/ may not deduct compensation paid to its chief executive officer or to any of its
The Horse Interactive -- News and Notes for the week ending March 27, 1998
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The workshop was the suggestion of Charles E. Harris , who attended the entire conference.Harris is a horse owner and member of the President's Council of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
-Dan Liebman
Horse Parade Highlights Harness Racing Museum's Grand Reopening
The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame , Goshen , N.Y. , is holding a Grand Reopening Celebration on Saturday , May 16 , 1998.The highlight of this event will be a giant parade down Main Street beginning at 11 : 00 a.m. and winding up at the Museum's doors for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Charlie ...
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Charlie Harris
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Charlie Harris Harris & Harris www.tinytechvc.com Charlie has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Harris & Harris since 1984.Prior to 1984, Mr. Harris had an eighteen-year career in the investment industry, including serving as Chairman of Wood, Struthers and Winthrop Management Corp., the investment advisory subsidiary of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He is currently a trustee of two not-for-profit entities, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a research and education institution in molecular biology and genetics, and the Nidus Center, a life sciences business incubator. He is a life-sustaining fellow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Shareholder of its Entrepreneurship Center. Mr. Harris was a member of the Advisory Panel for the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. He was graduated from Princeton University (A.B.) and the Columbia University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A.).
Mr. Harris's portfolio responsibilities include Exponential Business Development, Mersana Therapeutics, Nantero, Questech and SiOnyx.
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