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Allison Bennington

Allison Bennington

ValueAct Capital
Partner and General Counsel
San Francisco, CA, USA

ALLISON A. BENNINGTON is the General Counsel and a Partner of ValueAct Capital, a governance-oriented investment fund with approximately $15 billion in assets under management. ValueAct Capital invests in a concentrated portfolio of public companies and works actively with their executives and boards of directors on issues of strategy, capital structure, M&A and talent management. The partners at ValueAct Capital have served on the Boards of Directors of over 30 public companies.

Prior to joining ValueAct Capital in April 2004, Mrs. Bennington was the General Counsel of Atriax, Ltd. (“Atriax”), a joint venture of Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase, Citibank and Reuters.  Prior to joining Atriax, Mrs. Bennington was a Managing Director of Robertson Stephens, a full service investment bank, where she ran the Legal Department.  Mrs. Bennington was previously a Partner in the London office of Brobeck Hale and Dorr International.  Mrs. Bennington is a director of Seitel Inc. and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School.  She has a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.



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