Member: Compensation Committee
Director since 2018
Mr. Haggart is a partner at ValueAct Capital, a governance-oriented investment firm that invests in a concentrated portfolio of public companies and works collaboratively with management and the boards of directors on matters such as strategy, capital structure, M&A, and talent management. Mr. Haggart served as a board observer of Seagate on behalf of ValueAct Capital from September 2016 until he was elected to serve as a director in 2018. Prior to joining ValueAct Capital, Mr. Haggart worked as a private equity investor at TPG Capital focusing on North American buyouts and as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. He received a BA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, where he graduated with distinction.
Expertise: Mr. Haggart is an experienced investor involved in strategic planning for other public and private companies, including companies involved in significant periods of transition. He brings to our board substantial experience with complex financial and capital markets issues, and matters of governance and talent management. In addition, as a Partner at a significant shareholder of Seagate, he has a deep knowledge of our business and the markets we serve.