Clayton Yeutter has been Of Counsel to Hogan & Hartson, LLP, a law
firm in Washington, D.C., since 1993 and has established an
international trade and agricultural law practice. Mr. Yeutter
currently serves as a director of Danielson Holding Corporation,
Chairman of the Board of Oppenheimer Funds, Inc., an institutional
investment manager, Chairman of the Board of CropSolutions, Inc., a
privately-owned agricultural chemical company, and a director of
America First, a privately-owned investment management company.
He previously served as the US Trade Representative, the
Secretary of Agriculture, and the Chairman of the Republican
National Committee. He has also served in business as the President
and Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Mr.
Yeutter has also served in the Air Force and is currently a
Lieutenant Colonel in the inactive reserve.
Mr. Yeutter received his J.D. and his PhD in agricultural
economics from the University of Nebraska.