Please join us for an informal presentation with Richard Baker, a graduate of Cornell University, as well as Governor and Executive Chairman of Hudson’s Bay Company. Richard Baker has been HBC's Governor since July 2008. Mr. Baker is also the Executive Chairman and was previously the CEO of the Company. Mr. Baker owns of National Realty & Development Corp. ("NRDC"), one of the Unites States largest privately owned real estate development companies, along with his father, Mr. Robert Baker. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors for ROIC (Retail Opportunity Investment Corp) which is a REIT listed on the NASDAQ Exchange that focuses on acquiring retail properties on the west coast of the United States.
Mr. Baker is a member of the Board of Trustees at Cornell University, and also serves or has served on several councils and advisory boards at Cornell including: the Baker Program in Real Estate Advisory Board, the School of Hotel Administration Advisory Council, the Center for Real Estate and Finance Advisory Board, and the Center for Real Estate and Finance Industry Fellows.