JNEWS: Gluck, Fred W. [MC1957] Santa Barbara Foundation Board


New Elects to SB Foundation Board
Diane Adam, Fred Gluck, and Chris Slaughter Elected to Santa Barbara Foundation Board

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Diane Adam, Fred Gluck, and Chris Slaughter have been elected to the Santa Barbara Foundation’s Board of Trustees, each beginning a three-year term in January 2013.

Selected for their diverse interests, experience, and leadership in both professional and volunteer arenas, trustees establish policy, set priorities, and are responsible for guiding the foundation’s activities.

“We are delighted to welcome our newest board members, who each bring a wealth of professional experience and nonprofit leadership to our team,” said Ron Gallo, president & CEO of the Santa Barbara Foundation. “They join our distinguished Board of Trustees in strategically guiding the foundation’s financial stewardship, philanthropic services, and commitment to Santa Barbara County’s social sector.”

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Fred W. Gluck was with McKinsey & Co. from 1967 to 1995 and led the firm as its elected managing director (CEO) from 1988 to 1994, when he retired and joined The Bechtel Group, where he served as vice chairman and director. Since moving to Santa Barbara in 1998 with his wife Linda, Fred has been active as an entrepreneur in local biotech and medical equipment and serves on the boards of Cynvenio Biosystems (co-founder and chair), TrueVision (co-chair), and CytomX (co-founder).

Fred recently retired after 15 years as a director of AMGEN (Thousand Oaks, CA) [NASDAQ] and was the presiding director of HCA (Nashville, TN) [NY Stock Exchange] prior to its LBO in 2007. He was vice chairman of New York Hospital and recently achieved emeritus status after 36 years of service. He is also active in eleemosynary activities in Santa Barbara, where he has served as a trustee of the Cottage Health System, the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) Foundation, and as founding chairman of the Advisory Council of the (Kavli) Institute of Theoretical Physics.

Fred earned a B.S.E.E from Manhattan College in 1957 and an M.S.E.E in the same field from New York University in 1959. In addition, he did graduate studies in Operations Research at Columbia University.

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Gluck, Fred W. [MC1957]

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