Paul Haaga, Jr., is retired Chairman of the Board of Capital Research and Management Company.
Prior to joining Capital in 1985, Paul was a Partner in the law firm of Dechert Price & Rhoads in Washington, D.C. From 1974 to 1977, he was a Senior Attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
He recently served as acting President and CEO of National Public Radio from September 2013-July 2014. He has served on the NPR Board of Directors since 2011, previously as Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of its Finance Committee. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, and Trustee of the Huntington Library, Museum and Gardens in San Marino.
In addition, Paul is a Trustee for Princeton University, a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Chairman 2007-2013), a Trustee of Georgetown Preparatory School, a member of the National Council of the American Enterprise Institute, a member of the Board of Overseers of Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and a member of the Policy Circle at Pardee-Rand Graduate School.
Paul earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, and a J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School.