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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors brings a valuable mix of international, corporate and organizational, cross-sector expertise to guide Salzburg Global Seminar's programs and business practices. 

Committed to effective stewardship, the Board safeguards organizational assets - financial and programmatic - and supports our capacity as we expand Salzburg Global's horizons and reach.


Victoria Mars
Director, Mars Incorporated
Claudio X. González
Vice Chair
Chairman of the Board, Kimberly-Clark de México, S.A.B. de C.V.
Randal C. Teague
Secretary (non-Director)
Retired Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease LLP
Byron L. Boston
CEO, President and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Dynex Capital, Inc.
Stephen Salyer
President and Chief Executive Officer, Salzburg Global Seminar


Seán M. Cleary
Chairman, Strategic Concepts (Pty), Ltd.
Martha A. Darling
Education Policy Consultant
Andreas Dombret
Heather Sturt Haaga
Immediate Past Chair
Chair, African Wildlife Foundation
A. Michael Hoffman
Co-Founder and Former Chairman, Palamon Capital Partners, LLP
Merit E. Janow
Dean, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Marjorie Layden-Schimberg
Chair, Henry Schimberg Foundation for Ethics and Leadership
Chris Lee
Independent Board Director, Matthews Asia Funds
B. Thomas Mansbach
Principal, Russin & Vecchi LLP, International Legal Counselors
Greg Medcraft
Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Bailey Morris-Eck
Trustee, American Funds
Robert H. Mundheim
Of Counsel, Shearman & Sterling
Ewald Nowotny
Governor, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Donald D. O'Neal
Senior VP, Director & Portfolio Manager, The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
Max M. Schlereth
CEO, DERAG Livinghotels
Adena Testa
Law Counsel, Stewart Plant & Blumenthal
Vikas Thapar
Managing Partner, Indus Capital Ltd.
Wolfgang Waldner
Austrian Ambassador to the US, Austrian Embassy
Alexa Wesner
Former US Ambassador to the Republic of Austria
Peter Wilson-Smith
Director, Meritus Consultants