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Richard M Kovacevich


Board: Executive Board
Job Title: Chairman
Since: 2001
Age: 64

Mr. Kovacevich has been the Chairman of Wells Fargo since 2001. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Wells Fargo from 1998 to 2007. He was named Chief Executive Officer of Norwest Corporation in 1993 and Chairman in 1995 after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer since 1989. He joined Norwest in March, 1986, as Vice Chairman, Chief Operating Officer and head of the Banking Group.

Before joining Norwest, he was a Group Executive and member of the policy committee at Citicorp and a Division General Manager at General Mills. He is also a Director of Cargill, Cisco Systems and Target Corporation.