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Paul Haaga

Retired Chairman, Capital Research and Management Company; Executive Board Chair, Penn Law Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law

Paul G. Haaga Jr. retired in 2012 as chairman of the board of Capital Research and Management Company, sponsor of The American Funds group of mutual funds with over $1 trillion in assets under management. Prior to joining Capital in 1985, Paul was a partner in the law firm of Dechert Price & Rhoads in Washington, DC. From 1974 to 1977, he was a senior attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He is vice chairman of the board of NPR (National Public Radio) and served as its acting president and CEO from September 2013 to July 2014. He also serves as chairman of the board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, and trustee emeritus of the Huntington Library, Museum and Gardens in San Marino. In addition, Paul is a trustee for Princeton University, a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (chairman 2007 to 2013), a trustee of Georgetown Preparatory School, a member of the National Council of the American Enterprise Institute, a member of the Board of Overseers of Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and a Director of the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation. Mr. Haaga earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, and a J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School. Paul and his wife Heather have two children, Paul III and Blythe, and five grandchildren, Sienna Baye, Lina Grayson, Lucas Miles, Alexander Sturt Haaga and June Beatrice Parker. Paul resides in La CaƱada, CA.