R. Jeffrey Harris
Director Since: 2005
Business Experience and Qualifications: The Board has concluded that Mr. Harris is qualified to serve on the Board because he brings considerable mergers and acquisitions experience, which is a key component of AMN’s strategy. Additionally, Mr. Harris has experience serving as a director on public company compensation and corporate governance committees, which is essential to designing and maintaining our executive compensation programs and guiding our corporate governance strategies. Mr. Harris served as Of Counsel at Apogent Technologies, Inc. from December 2000 through 2003, and as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 1988 to 2000, when the company was named Sybron International.
Board Experience:Since 2002, Mr. Harris has been involved as an investor in, and a director of, early stage companies. Mr. Harris served on the Board of Sybron Dental Specialties from April 2005 until it was acquired by Danaher Corporation in 2006. Mr. Harris served on the Board of Playtex Products, Inc. from 2001 until Energizer Holdings acquired it in October 2007. Mr. Harris was director of Prodesse, Inc., an early stage biotechnology company, from 2002 until 2009, when Gen-Probe Incorporated acquired it. Mr. Harris also served as director of Apogent Technologies, Inc. from 2000 to 2004, when it was acquired by Fisher Scientific International, Inc. From 2008 until 2018, he served as a director of Guy & O’Neill, Inc. He currently serves as a member of the Board and a co-founder of BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Inc., a non-profit economic development corporation, for which he served as Chairman from 2013 to 2021. Additionally, Mr. Harris is a director of Okanjo Partners, Inc., an early-stage technology company.