Roger Kimmel is a businessman, lawyer, college lecturer and highly sought after speaker who has held a number of high profile positions in the corporate world. He holds the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors with Endo and has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors with PG&E Corporation. Roger Kimmel holds his Bachelor’s Degree from George Washington University and attained his Master’s Degree from the University of Virginia, the school that he is currently involved with as a lecturer and trustee.
He also holds the title of Vice Chairman of the Board with Rothschild Inc. and has worked as a lawyer in the past. During that time period, he was a partner with the law practice Latham & Watkins. During the time at Latham & Watkins, Roger Kimmel focused on areas such as corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. The area of capital markets was another focal point for Roger. Mergers and acquisitions along with areas such as private equity and shareholder issues have been a large focus of the work that Roger Kimmel has done during his time working in the investment banking sector.
Roger Kimmel is a founder with Algos Pharmaceutical Corporation and served as the firm’s Director until it merged with Endo during the 2000 calendar year. At that point, Roger Kimmel took up the same job title at Endo. It was in 2007 that he ascended to the Chairman of the Board of Directors position that he currently holds. This was after the retirement of the former Chair and founder.
Roger H. Kimmel has been very active over the years with his alma mater at the University of Virginia. He teaches in the university’s school of law as a lecturer and is also the on the Board of Trustees at the University for its Law School Foundation. His role with the foundation is as its Chairman.
Beyond his extensive work in the world’s of investment banking and university teaching, Roger Kimmel has also been active as an entrepreneur in the area of health, fitness and nutrition supplements. He has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for both Schiff Nutrition as well as the well-known Weider Health and Fitness company. This work is yet another example of the diversity that Roger Kimmel has enjoyed in his career as he has seen successful involvement in a number of respected fields.