Richard M. Kovacevich

Chief Executive Officer Partner at Hudson Executive Capital LP

Richard M. Kovacevich

Richard M. Kovacevich

Chief Executive Officer Partner at Hudson Executive Capital LP

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Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, NA
Wells Fargo & Co.
Norwest Corp. (Minnesota)

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10/30/1943 - Tacoma, WA, United States



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Advisor at Opus Capital Ventures LLC

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President, Pacific Region at AT&T, Inc.

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Founder at Ellen Newman Associates

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Founder at The Angels' Forum Management Co LLC

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President, Board of Governors at San Francisco Symphony

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Cargill, Inc.

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Former Director & Managing Partner at McKinsey & Co., Inc.

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Head-Agricultural Supply Chain & Corporate Trading at Cargill, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at General Mills, Inc.

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Vice President at AEV, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer Partner at Hudson Executive Capital LP
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Member Emeritus, Board of Trustees at San Francisco Ballet Association

San Francisco Ballet is a ballet company, founded in 1933 as the San Francisco Opera Ballet under the leadership of ballet master Adolph Bolm. The company is currently based in the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, under the direction of Helgi Tomasson. San Francisco Ballet was the first professional ballet company in the United States. It is among the world's leading dance companies, presenting over 100 performances annually, with a repertoire that spans both classical and contemporary ballet. Along with American Ballet Theatre and the New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet has been described as part of the "triumvirate of great classical companies defining the American style on the world stage today."


The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

MS in Industrial Engineering

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.


Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) is the leading advocacy organization for America’s financial services industry. With a 100- year tradition of service and accomplishment, FSR is a dynamic, forward-looking association advocating for the top financial services companies, keeping them informed on the vital policy and regulatory matters that impact their business. FSR members include the leading banking, insurance, asset management, finance and credit card companies in America. We are financing the American economy — creating jobs, expanding businesses, securing homes, businesses and retirement, insuring growth and building consumer confidence. With expanding Washington involvement in our industry, forming relationships and engaging with public officials and policymakers is critical to helping our members see around the curve, understand policies and regulations, and provide input to help shape them.

Career History

Headquartered in Reno, Nevada, Wells Fargo Bank Nevada is a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC), a diversified financial services company that provides a range of banking, insurance, investment, mortgage and consumer finance services.

Chief Executive Officer

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A is a primary U.S. operating subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company. Wells Fargo Bank designates its main office as Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Head of Regional Retail Banking

Citicorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company. The firm through its subsidiaries provides banking, lending, insurance, investment, and commercial banking services. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director

Cargill, Inc. engages in the provision of food, agricultural, financial, and industrial products and services. It specializes in food service, agriculture, meat and poultry, transportation, pharmaceutical ingredients, and beauty products. The company was founded by William Wallace Cargill in 1865 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

Member, Board of Directors
2013 - Prior

Theranos, Inc. develops bio monitoring and clinical laboratory test services. It operatesas a consumer health care technology company. The firm provides lab services through its network of Theranos Wellness Centers. The company was founded by Elizabeth A. Holmes in 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Independent Director
2005 - Prior

At Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success. The concept of solutions being driven to address specific customer challenges has been with Cisco since its inception. Husband and wife Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to email each other from their respective offices located in different buildings but were unable to due to technological shortcomings. A technology had to be invented to deal with disparate local area protocols; and as a result of solving their challenge - the multi-protocol router was born. Since then Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partners and has become the worldwide leader in networking - transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Please view Cisco's Corporate Overview Presentation for more information. Quick Facts Founded in 1984 NASDAQ: CSCO Q4 FY'12 Revenue: $11.7 billion Q4 FY'12 Employee Count: 66,639

Director-Governing Board

San Francisco Symphony provides symphony orchestra presentations. The firm enriches, serves, and shapes cultural life throughout the spectrum of bay area communities. It offers performer’s series, south bay, organ and chorus concerts, open rehearsals, chamber music, youth orchestra concerts, family-friendly concerts and special events. The company was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art provides exhibitions, education, publications, collections, and related public programs. The company was founded by Grace McCann on January 18, 1935 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.


California Business Roundtable is an American nonprofit company located in Sacramento, CA, that engages in representing of business leaders.

Member of the Federal Advisory Council

Federal Reserve System, often referred to as the Federal Reserve or simply "the Fed," is the central bank of the United States. It was created by the Congress to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.

Council Member

The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) provides the President through the Secretary of Homeland Security with advice on the security of the critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems. The council is composed of a maximum of 30 members, appointed by the President from private industry, academia, and state and local government.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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Scholarship America believes that every student deserves an opportunity to go to college, regardless of their financial status. In 1958, an Optometrist in Fall River, Mass., had a simple but profound idea—if everyone in his community gave just a dollar to an educational fund, it would be enough to help nearly every student in the community attend college. Dr. Irving Fradkin called his plan "Dollars for Scholars," and it has expanded into what today is the nation's largest non-profit, private-sector scholarship and educational support organization—Scholarship America. Since its founding, Scholarship America has distributed more than $2.9 billion to 1.9 million students across the country through various programs including Dollars for Scholars, Dreamkeepers, and Scholarship Management Services. As we celebrate our 50th anniversary and enter our second half-century of helping students, we invite you to become a part of our mission by donating or volunteering today

Political Donations

Senator at Office of the Senator from Montana, Steve Daines


Senator at Office of the Senator from Arkansas, Tom Cotton


Vice President at Office of the Vice President Under Joseph R. Biden

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Daric, Inc. operates Internet-based peer to peer lending platform. It offers online lending, tackling difficult problems in software engineering, machine learning, and big data to understand credit risk. The firm’s platform connects borrowers and investors through technology, and manages the underwriting process with software algorithms. It also helps institutional lenders and banks solve problems by licensing technology, providing a variety of data and lending solutions while ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. The company was founded by Cooper Dawson, Vasant Ramachandran, and Gregory Paul Ryan in April 2011 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Awards & Honors
NACD Directorship 100 Hall of Fame
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