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Oxford Science Enterprises appoints former chairman and CEO of GE Capital as non-executive director

Oxford Science Enterprises, the Science Business Builder which transforms science from the University of Oxford into businesses, has appointed Richard Laxer to its Board of Directors, as an independent non-executive director.

Laxer is a veteran of GE Capital, serving the company for 34 years before retiring in 2018 as CEO and Chairman. He held a number of senior executive roles at GE Capital across the US, Asia and Europe, leading global teams to develop and execute financing strategies that were critical to the success of a broad range of multi-billion-dollar world-leading businesses.
Since leaving GE Capital, Laxer has used his experience and expertise to advise companies which are using cutting-edge and innovative technologies to disrupt the financial services industry. He has served as a senior advisor to Warburg Pincus and is currently a non-executive director to three of its portfolio companies: Vodeno Technology, Aion and Singular Bank.

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