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Mr. Richard H. Koppes

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Phone: (877) ***-****  HQ Phone
NutraCea Inc
6720 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 390
Scottsdale , Arizona 85253
United States

Company Description: NutraCea is a health science company that has intellectual property that allows the Company to process and convert rice bran into a nutritious ingredient that has...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.A. , Political Science
    Loyola Marymount University
  • J.D.
    U.C.L.A. School of Law
  • J.D.
    University of California , Los Angeles
  • J.D.
    University of California at Los Angeles
  • Juris Doctor degree
    University of California Los Angeles School of Law
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Richard Koppes, director for NutraCea
3D Nomination Process [cached]
Corporate governance veteran Richard Koppes spoke with GMI's former Research Director Kimberly Gladman about the director nomination process and the value of board diversity. (GMI Ratings was acquired by MSCI ESG Research, a division of MSCI Inc., in August 2014.)
Richard H. Koppes is the former Deputy Executive Officer and General Counsel of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), the largest public pension fund in the United States with over $230 billion in assets. He is the founder, Past President, and current Administrative Officer of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) and serves on the boards of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) Institute, and NutraCea Corp. Mr. Koppes was a Director of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International from 2002 to 2010, and a Director of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. from 1998 to 2008. He retired from the international law firm of Jones Day in December 2009 after 13-plus years of service, and is a current Program Fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School. Mr. Koppes was a member of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commissions on Board Evaluations and Board-Shareholder Communications, as well as of the NACD-CII Task Force on Shareholder/Director Communications. He is a former board member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals.
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Photo of Richard Koppes Richard Koppes - At the end of July 1996 Richard Koppes left his job at CalPERS, the $100 billion California Public Employees Retirement System.
Soon afterward, Mr. Koppes joined CalPERS as general counsel.
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