George is chairman of the Global Growth board. He is the principal of Vandeman & Co., a private investment firm, since retiring as senior vice president and general counsel of Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology company.
He was formerly chairman of the board and a director of MPG Office Trust, a Southern California-based office property REIT until its sale. Before that, he served on the board of directors of ValueVison Media.
Earlier in his career, George was a senior partner and head of the mergers and acquisitions practice at international law firm Latham & Watkins. He represented bidders, targets and financial advisors in M&A and other corporate control transactions, and he advised numerous boards of directors on corporate governance matters.