Robert S. Miller

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Robert S. Miller "joined Symantec’s board of directors in September 1994. He is the Chairman of the Board of American International Group, Inc. and also serves as a director of United Airlines. Previously, Miller served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Delphi Corporation. Prior to joining Delphi, he served as non-executive Chairman of Federal-Mogul, Inc., an auto parts supplier based in Southfield, Michigan.

"Miller began his career in 1968 at Ford Motor Company, and worked for 11 years in a variety of assignments in the United States, Mexico, Australia, and Venezuela. In 1979, he joined Chrysler Corporation at the request of then-chairman Lee Iacocca and was an architect of the Loan Guarantee Act that included negotiations with 400 lenders and the U.S. government to secure the bailout of the troubled automaker. He remained at Chrysler for more than a decade, eventually serving as chief financial officer and vice chairman responsible for all staff activities, international automotive operations, and non-automotive operations such as Gulfstream Aerospace.

"Miller left Chrysler in 1992 and became a partner in an investment banking firm, advising Olympia & York, a privately held real estate firm, as it restructured more than $20 billion in debt. In 1993, he embarked on a career as a professional corporate director. In the past decade, he has returned to the private sector nine times to serve as a full-time executive in order to guide the recovery of several companies. These included Morrison Knudsen, Waste Management, Federal Mogul, Reliance Group Holdings, and Bethlehem Steel.

"He earned a degree in economics from Stanford University in 1963, and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1966. In 1968, he received a master’s of business administration, majoring in finance from Stanford Business School." [1]

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  1. Robert S. Miller, Symantec, accessed November 20, 2010.