September 29, 2008
Vol. 24 , No. 02
Robert Day School Distinguished Speaker Series
Lunch with a Leader: The Asset Management Industry
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2008
LUNCH 12:00 p.m. LECTURE 12:30 p.m.
Robert D. Beyer is Chief Executive Officer and a director of The TCW Group, Inc. (TCW), a Los Angeles-based investment advisory firm with approximately $130 billion of equities, fixed income and alternative assets under management. He is also a member of the Executive Committee and a director of Société Générale Asset Management, S.A., the parent company of TCW.
Prior to its acquisition by TCW in 1995, Mr. Beyer was a founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Crescent Capital Corporation, a registered investment advisor specializing in fixed income and alternative investment strategies. Previously, Mr. Beyer was an investment banker with Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.
Beyer is a director of two Fortune 100 companies, The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) and The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). He is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Harvard-Westlake School, a member of The Board of Visitors at UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a member of The Board of Councilors at the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. He is a former Commissioner of the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System.
Mr. Beyer received his B.S. (Business Administration) from the University of Southern California in 1981 and his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 1983. During his presentation, Mr. Beyer will discuss the asset management industry while explaining the role of TCW within the industry. He will also share some of his strategies for success.