Paul G. Haaga, Jr.

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Paul G. Haaga, Jr.


Retired Chairman, Capital Research and Management Company

Paul G. Haaga, Jr., is retired Chairman of the Board of Capital Research and Management Company. Prior to joining Capital in 1985, his experience included roles as Partner at Dechert Price & Rhoads and Senior Attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Paul served on the Board of National Public Radio from 2009 to 2020 (Chair 2017 to 2020) and as acting President and CEO from September 2013 to July 2014. Paul currently serves as Chair of the Board of The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation and serves on the Board of the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution. His prior board service includes serving as Chairman of the Board of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and Trustee of The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Additionally, he has served as a Trustee for Princeton University and Georgetown Preparatory School as well as Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Paul 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. He joined the Parsons board in 2016.

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