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Lowell W. Robinson

Board of Governors

Mr. Robinson is a highly regarded executive with thirty years of senior global strategic, financial, M&A, operational, turnaround and governance experience at both Fortune 100 consumer products, retail and diversified financial services ( Kraft, Jones Apparel and Citigroup); and high growth companies in technology, software services and media/digital (Valassis/Advo, PRT Group, HotJobs/YAHOO! and MIVA).

Mr. Robinson is currently on the public board of Aratana Therapeutics (PETX). Previously, Mr. Robinson held senior financial positions with CITIGROUP (1986-1993) as CFO for The Travelers Life and Health Insurance businesses ($5 billion revenues and 12,000 people), CFO for Citigroup’s Global Insurance Division, and Controller/CFO for all global consumer and retail businesses including retail banking and credit cards ($6 billion in revenues with 70 businesses in 42 countries and 25,000 people); Mars Inc. (1983-1986).; and Kraft/General Foods.

He earned a MBA in Finance from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from The University of Wisconsin. He is on the board of The Council for Economic Education. Previously he served on The Metropolitan Opera Guild Board (2013-2016); the Smithsonian Libraries Board (2012-2017) and the Board of Directors of the University of Wisconsin School of Business (2006-2010) where he ran their Director’s Summit and is currently on the Advisory Board for their Department of Economics.