Charles Stockholm Appointed to Buck Institute Board of Trustees

Prominent Bay Area civic and business leader joins Roy Eisenhardt and John Larson in terms that begin January 1, 2014.

December 10, 2013, Novato, CA Prominent Bay Area civic and business leader Charles M. Stockholm has been appointed to the Buck Institute Board of Trustees. He will join other prominent Bay Area leaders Roy Eisenhardt and John Larson in a three-year term beginning January 1, 2014. Stockholm was appointed on December 6; the other two men were appointed in September. 

Stockholm is a semi-retired business executive with over 50 years of commercial financial experience, primarily in the Asia Pacific region. He served as Chairman of Citibank International, a Senior Executive Vice President of Crocker National Bank and a Managing Director of Trust Company of the West. Mr. Stockholm also served as Chairman of Alexander & Baldwin and Matson Navigation Company, as well as on a number of corporate boards in Japan, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, and Taiwan.  The Marin resident served on the board of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, was President of the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, President of the Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco and is a Trustee Emeritus of the Honolulu Academy of Arts.  Mr. Stockholm has a B.A. in Economics from Stanford and completed graduate work at the American Graduate School of International Management and the Harvard PMD Program.

Roy Eisenhardt is the former President of Major League Baseball’s Oakland A’s. He began his career as a practicing attorney and taught as a visiting professor at the University of California Berkeley Law School. He was the Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences and has served on several nonprofit and corporate boards. He currently serves as a Trustee of the California Pacific Medical Center Foundation, is a frequent interviewer at City Arts & Lectures, and is a lecturer in law at UC Berkeley. Eisenhardt is a veteran of the US Marines.

John W. Larson is a retired San Francisco lawyer with over 40 years of practice devoted to high-tech and life science companies. Before his retirement he was a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. He also served as Assistant Secretary in the U.S. Department of the Interior and as Counselor to George Schultz. He currently serves on the Buck Institute’s Technology Transfer Committee. Larson is a long-time resident of Marin County has held a number of civic posts including Chairman of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and President of the Branson School. He currently serves on several corporate boards and is Chairman of WageWorks, a NYSE company.

About the Buck Institute for Research on Aging

The Buck Institute is the U.S.’s first and foremost independent research organization devoted to Geroscience – focused on the connection between normal aging and chronic disease. Based in Novato, CA, The Buck is dedicated to extending “Healthspan”, the healthy years of human life and does so utilizing a unique interdisciplinary approach involving laboratories studying the mechanisms of aging and those focused on specific diseases. Buck scientists strive to discover new ways of detecting, preventing and treating age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, macular degeneration, diabetes and stroke.  In their collaborative research, they are supported by the most recent developments in genomics, stem cell technologies, proteomics and bioinformatics. For more information: www.thebuck.org.

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