CEO and Director
Mr. Richard B. Handler is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Handler has served as a director and as our Chief Executive Officer since March 1, 2013. Mr. Handler was Chairman of Jefferies since February 2002 and Chief Executive Officer of Jefferies since January 2001. Mr. Handler has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Jefferies LLC, Jefferies principal operating subsidiary, since January 2001. Mr. Handler was first elected to the board of directors of Jefferies in May 1998. He was Managing Director of High Yield Capital Markets at Jefferies from May 1993 until February 2000, after cofounding that group as an Executive Vice President in April 1990. Mr. Handler also serves on the boards of directors of several of our subsidiaries and portfolio companies, including serving as CoChairman and President of Landcadia Holdings, Inc., a publiclylisted blankcheck company cosponsored by Leucadia to effect a business combination with one or more operating businesses. Mr. Handler is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Handler Family Foundation, a nonprofit foundation working primarily with underprivileged youth. Mr. Handler serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Rochester and is Chairman of its Finance Committee and CoChairman of its Capital Campaign
Age: 54 CEO Since 2013 MBAHandler received an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester.