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Mr. Richard H. Koppes

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Board Member

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
The Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute
One Exchange Plaza 55 Broadway, 11Th Fl.
New York, New York 10006
United States

Company Description: The Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in New York, NY, that provides thought leadership at the...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • J.D.
    U.C.L.A. School of Law
  • B.A. , Political Science
    Loyola Marymount University
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IRRCi :: About
www.irrcinstitute.org, 26 Sept 2014 [cached]
Richard H. Koppes IRRCi :: About
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Richard H. Koppes Board Member
Mr. 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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Advisory Panel
governance.calpers.org, 12 Aug 2014 [cached]
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Richard Koppes Fellow Stanford Law School
Mr. 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 $200 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) and the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) Institute. Mr. Koppes was a Director of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International from 2002 to 2010, and a Director of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. from 1998 5o 2008. He retired from the international law firm of Jones Day in December 2009 after 13-plus years of service, and is a current fellow at Stanford Law School. Mr. Koppes was a member of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Board Evaluations and of the NACD-CII Task Force on Shareholder/Director Communications, and is a former board member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals.
Richard H. Koppes ...
www.sec.gov, 2 May 2011 [cached]
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Richard H. Koppes, has served as one of our directors since March 2011. Since 2009, Mr. Koppes has been a program fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School.  He is the founder, past president and current administrative officer of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys and serves on the Boards of the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).  Mr. Koppes was Of Counsel to the law firm of Jones Day from August 1996 until his retirement from the firm in December 2009. From May 1986 through July 1996, Mr. Koppes held several positions with the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) including General Counsel, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Executive Officer.  Mr. Koppes is a former member of the Board of Directors of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, a NYSE-listed company, and a former member of the Board of Directors of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (a former NYSE-listed company). He is a former board member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. Mr. Koppes has taught corporate governance as a Consulting Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, served as a member of the New York Stock Exchange Board of Governors' Legal Advisory Committee and was a member of the Blue Ribbon Commissions on Board Evaluations and Shareholder/Director Communications of the NACD.  In recognition of that service, the NACD awarded Mr. Koppes a lifetime achievement award for contributions to corporate governance.  He is the past Vice Chairman of the Corporate Counsel Committee of the International Bar Association.  The Board believes that Mr. Koppes extensive knowledge of corporate governance best practices and his experience implementing and managing corporate governance procedures and best practices at a variety of institutions, including as a member of the boards of directors at several publicly traded companies, are the attributes, skills, experiences and qualifications that allow Mr. Koppes to make a valuable contribution as one of our directors.
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The Nominating and Governance Committee is responsible for matters relating to the corporate governance of our company and the nomination of members of the Board and committees thereof.  The current members of the Governance and Nominating Committee are W. John Short, David S. Bensol, Kenneth L. Shropshire, Richard H. Koppes (effective March 31, 2011) and Edward L. McMillan. Messrs.
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Bensol, Koppes, Shropshire, and McMillan are independent under Nasdaq's independence standards for nominating committee members.  The Nominating and Governance Committee met 3 times in 2010 and all members of this committee at the time of a meeting attended each of these meetings.  The Nominating and Governance Committee has hired a consultant to identify and introduce to the committee potential candidates to serve on the Board.  The Nominating and Governance Committee has its own charter that outlines its responsibilities.
National Association of Corporate Directors- Northern California Chapter
www.nacdnorcal.org, 13 April 2012 [cached]
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Richard H. Koppes, Director Rich Koppes, Rich is the former Deputy Executive Officer and General Counsel of CalPERS. Rich is a Program Fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School He is the founder, Past President, and current Administrative Officer of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) and serves on the board of NACD. Rich also serves as Independent Director of NutraCea and our local chapter board.
SRI-advisor.com | Socially Responsible Investment Center for financial advisors, money managers, and financial planners.
www.sri-advisor.com, 24 Sept 2014 [cached]
( IRRC) appointed Richard H. Koppes to their board of directors.
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