Eric Leeds, IRC

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Eric Leeds, IRC was most recently head of investor relations for Avery Dennison Corporation, a Fortune 500 manufacturer of materials for consumer packaged goods, apparel, and shipping. From 2004 to 2007 he was head of investor relations for Primedia Inc., a KKR-controlled leveraged build-up of media acquisitions. From 1996 to 2004 he was executive director of investor relations consulting firm G. A. Kraut Company Inc., and was the primary investor contact for three of John W. Kluge's public companies. At age 16 he was the youngest employee in Lehman Brothers' history, and held various buy-side positions before beginning his career in investor relations.