Mr. Robert Cox has been a corporate lawyer for over 20 years, last serving as General Counsel to James Hardie, a home construction materials company. Before joining the company, Mr. Cox was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel with PepsiCo Inc. responsible for corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley/New York Stock Exchange compliance. Rob managed the corporate law group and the office of Corporate Secretary for the Board of Directors.
Mr. Cox has also been a partner of the international law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP, at their offices in Asia and California, where he led the business and transactions practice group in corporate governance, corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions, financial services, real estate, tax and strategic technology transactions.
Mr. Cox has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan, a Master of Arts from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, California.