For Immediate Release
Jan 30, 2013

Irving appointed president of the Milken Institute
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.

About the Milken Institute

The Milken Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank determined to increase global prosperity by advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs and improve health. It conducts data-driven research, convenes action-oriented meetings and promotes meaningful policy initiatives.