Allison Bennington Joins PCG’s Advisory Board

The Forum is pleased to announce that Allison A. Bennington, General Counsel and a Partner of ValueAct Capital, joined the Advisory Board of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance.

She joins the existing members of the Board: William Ackman, Peter Atkins, Joseph Bachelder, Richard Breeden, Richard Climan, Isaac Corré, John Finley, Stephen Fraidin, Byron S. Georgiou, Larry Hamdan, Robert Mendelsohn, David Millstone, Theodore Mirvis, James Morphy, Toby Myerson, Eileen Nugent, Paul Rowe, and Rodman Ward.

Prior to joining ValueAct Capital in April 2004, Mrs. Bennington was the General Counsel of Atriax, Ltd. (“Atriax”), a joint venture of Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase, Citibank and Reuters that was formed to establish a global foreign exchange internet trading market. Prior to joining Atriax, Mrs. Bennington was a Managing Director of Robertson Stephens, a full service investment bank, where she ran the Legal Department. Mrs. Bennington was previously a Partner in the London office of Brobeck Hale and Dorr International, where she specialized in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Mrs. Bennington is a director of Seitel, Inc. She has a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

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