Yeutter Assumes Helm As Chairman of Oppenheimer
January 13, 2003
Leon Levy, 77, founder of Oppenheimer Funds and chairman of the fund's New York board has retired. Effective on the first of this month, Clayton K. Yeutter, a trustee of the New York Board for more than two decades, will assume chairmanship. Currently, Yeutter is a counsel to Hogan & Hartson, one of the nation's largest law firms. He was a U.S. Trade Representative in the late 80's and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in the early 90's. Earlier in his career, he was president and CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.