Mr. Michael J. Larson is an Independent Director at Ecolab, Inc., Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV, Republic Services, Inc., a Chairman at Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Opportunities & Inc, Western Asset/Claymore Inflation Linked Securities & Income, a Chief Investment Officer at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, Cascade Investment LLC and a Manager at Gates Ventures LLC.
He is on the Board of Directors at Ecolab, Inc., Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV, Republic Services, Inc., Claremont McKenna College and Lakeside School.
Mr. Larson was previously employed as a Lead Independent Director by AutoNation, Inc. and a Principal by Harris Investment Management, Inc.
He also served on the board at Grupo Televisa SAB, Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC and Pan American Silver Corp.
He received his undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from The University of Chicago.