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Milken Institute | Newsroom: Press Release | Irving appointed president of the Milken Institute
Irving appointed president of the Milken Institute

For Immediate Release
January 30, 2013

LOS ANGELES— The Milken Institute announced today that Paul Irving has been named president. Michael L. Klowden remains the Institute’s chief executive officer, and Michael Milken, founder of the Institute, remains chairman of the board.

"Paul and I are working together to ensure the Institute's growth, effectiveness, sustainability, and excellence," said Klowden. "We share ambition for the Institute’s future and the objective of advancing our mission and expanding our global footprint."

Irving joined the Institute as senior managing director and chief operating officer in 2011 after serving as an advanced leadership fellow at Harvard University. Irving had previously served as chairman, CEO and managing partner of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a prominent law and consulting firm. Irving is a member of the board of directors of East West Bancorp, Inc. His numerous philanthropic activities include service on the boards of and Operation Hope.

Conrad Kiechel, Director of Communications
(310) 570-4668

About the Milken Institute
A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, the Milken Institute believes in the power of capital markets to solve urgent social and economic challenges. Its mission is to improve lives around the world by advancing innovative economic and policy solutions that create jobs, widen access to capital and enhance health. (

Members of the press may direct inquiries to:

Conrad Kiechel
Director of Communications
Phone: (310) 570-4668

Jeff Monford
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Phone (310) 570.4623

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