The Raymond S. Troubh Page

Troubh is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Yale Law School. "He began his career in 1952 serving as a law clerk to Chief Judge Thomas W. Swan of the United States Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit of New York and to Justice Harol W. Burton, United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., and later became an associate in the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City. From 1961 to 1974 he was an associate and then general partner at Lazard Freres and Company. Since 1974 he has worked as an independent financial consultant." (Starwood Hotels and Resorts Announces Board Appointments. Press release, April 8, 1998.)

Press release, April 8, 1998 / Starwood Hotels and Resorts

Troubh is on the Advisory Board of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware.

Advisory Board / Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, University of Delaware

Becton Dickinson and Company

Troubh was a director of Becton Dickinson (laboratory equipment) from 1977 until 1999. Fellow General American Investors director Gerald M. Edelman was a director from 1982 to 2000. Alfred Sommer, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, joined the board in May 1998. Henry P. Becton, the President and General Manager of public radio station WGBH in Boston, has been a director since 1987. Former Assistant Secretary for Health Charles C. Edwards resigned his position to become a senior vice president of Becton Dickinson in 1976.

Becton Dickinson 1998 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

David J. Sencer, Senior Vice President for Medical and Scientific Affairs of Becton Dickinson (manufacturers of laboratory equipment), participated in Work Group 5, "High Priority Federal Government Initiatives," of the National Conference on Smoking OR Health, Developing a Blueprint for Action, Nov. 18-20, 1981. The group included John Banzhaf III of ASH; Michael F. Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest; Charles A. LeMaistre; J. Michael McGinnis; Michael Pertschuk of the Federal Trade Commission; Mary Lasker's lobbyist Nathaniel Polster; former Surgeon General William H. Stewart; Kenneth E. Warner of the University of Michigan; and Sen. Birch Bayh and former Rep. Paul G. Rogers. Its Group Leader was Philip R. Lee. (Raymond S. Troubh was a director of Becton Dickinson at this time.)

Work Group 5, NCSH 1981 / tobacco document

Becton Dickinson funded "Toward A Smoke-Free Workplace. A Handbook for the Business Community," by Regina Carlson, Executive Director of New Jersey Group Against Smoking Pollution, 1986.

Toward A Smoke-Free Workplace, 1986 / tobacco document

Warner Communications / Time Warner Inc.

Troubh was a director of Warner Communications from 1979 to 1990, and a director of Time Warner from 1989 to 1997. Fellow directors of Time Warner included former US Trade Representative Carla A. Hills, who was a RAND trustee from 1983 to 1987; J. Richard Munro, former Chairman of the Board of Time Warner, also a former RAND trustee; Lawrence B. Buttenwieser, partner of Rosenman & Colin and a fellow director of General American Investors; and Donald S. Perkins, Time director since 1979 and also a director of AON, Cummins Engine Co., and Inland Steel. Michael A. Miles joined its board in 1995 after resigning as Chairman and CEO of Philip Morris, and Richard D. Parsons, the president of Time Warner, promptly replaced him as a Philip Morris director. Anti-smoker R.E. "Ted" Turner, who controls 12.1% of the stock, joined the board in 1996.

Time Warner 1995 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Time Warner 1997 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Manville Corporation

Troubh was a director of the Manville Corporation from 1988 to 1995.

Manville 1995 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

General American Investors

Troubh has been a director of General American Investors since 1989.

General American Investors

ADT Limited

Troubh was a director of ADT until its takeover by Western Resources in 1997.

ADT 1997 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Foundation Health / Health Net Inc.

Troubh was a director of Foundation Health from 1991 until it combined with Health Net of California in 1997, then a director of Health Net Inc. until retiring in 2002. Former California Governor George Deukmejian has been a director of Health Net since 1997.

Foundation Health 1995 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Health Net 2002 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Troubh has been a director of Ariad Pharmaceuticals since 1991. Fellow directors in 1997 included former CIA Director John M. Deutch, and Frank J. Hoenemeyer, an Emeritus Trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

ARIAD 1997 DEF14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
ARIAD 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corporation / WHX Corporation

Troubh has been a director of WHX (formerly Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corporation) since 1992.

WHX 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Olsten Corporation / Gentiva Health Services Inc.

Troubh was a director of Olsten Corporation from 1993 to 2000, and of Gentiva since 1999. Fellow directors of Gentiva include Josh Weston, who has been a director of anti-smoker Frank Lautenberg's Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) since 1977, and was its Chairman of the Board from 1986 to 1998; and Gail R. Wilensky, who is an advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a director of Cephalon along with Charles A. Sanders, and a fellow of Project HOPE, of which Sanders is chairman.

Olsten 1994 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Olsten 1999 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Gentiva 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

America West Airlines Inc.

Troubh was a director of America West Airlines from 1994 to 1998.

America West Airlines 1997 S-3 / Securities and Exchange Commission

Petrie Stores Corporation

In 1994, Troubh became a director of Petrie Stores, owned by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center benefactor Mrs. Milton Petrie. The company went bankrupt and was merged into Toys 'R' Us in 1994, and Troubh is a trustee of the Petrie Stores Liquidating Trust.

Petrie Stores Corp. 1994 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Triarc Companies Inc.

Troubh has been a director of Triarc since 1994. Hugh L. Carey, who was Governor of New York from 1975 to 1983, is a fellow director. The company franchises restaurants under the Arby's name.

Triarc 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Applied Power Inc.

Troubh was a director of Applied Power Inc. of Milwaukee, Wis., until retiring in 1996. Fellow directors included L. Dennis Kozlowski of Tyco. H. Richard Crowther, retired Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works, joined the board in 1995.

Applied Power 1996 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Sunbeam Corporation

Troubh was a director of Sunbeam Corporation in 1996.

Sunbeam 1996 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Starwood Hotel and Resorts Worldwide

Troubh was a director of Starwood from 1998 until retiring in 2002. Fellow director Barry S. Sternlicht is a director of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and a trustee of Thirteen/WNET. Former US Sen. George J. Mitchell is also a director.

Starwood Hotel 2001 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Hercules Inc.

Troubh was a director of Hercules during 2001-2002. Fellow directors included Joe B. Wyatt of the Washington Advisory Group, also a director since 2001; and Richard Fairbanks, former president and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Hercules 2002 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Diamond Offshore Drilling

Troubh has been a director of Diamond Offshore Drilling since 1995. Loews Corporation is the majority owner, and James S. Tisch is its Chairman of the Board.

Diamond Offshore Drilling 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Enron Corporation

Troubh was the "corporate governance maven" appointed to deal with the Enron bankruptcy mess. He is currently the Chairman of its four-member board.

Board of Directors / Enron Corp.

Jean Troubh

Raymond Troubh's wife, Jean Troubh, is the daughter of Henry Alfred Loeb, former president of the American Metal Company and Vice Chairman of Loeb Partners. Loeb's sister, Margaret Loeb Kempner, was married to Alan H. Kempner, the father of Thomas Kempner, chairman and CEO of Loeb Partners. (Margaret Loeb Kempner, 102, a Benefactor of Young and Old, Dies. The New York Times, Jan. 7, 2002; and: Henry Alfred Loeb '29. Princeton Alumni Memorials, April 22, 1998.) The Loebs were investors in the predecessor of Enron.

Henry Alfred Loeb '29 / Princeton Alumni
Margaret Loeb Kempner / New York Times

cast 04-30-05