Kaiser Vet Bruce Madding Joins C.M. Capital

Bruce Madding, former CIO and CFO of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, has joined C.M. Capital Corp. as president and chief investment officer.


C.M. Capital Corporation (CMC) today announced that finance and investment veteran Bruce W. Madding has joined the company as President and Chief Investment Officer effective July 1, 2010.  Mr. Madding’s credentials include a long and distinguished career in finance, accounting, investment and asset management, including 22 years with the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation in Palo Alto, California, most recently as Chief Financial and Investment Officer.

“We are extremely fortunate to add Bruce as President of our executive team,” noted John C. Couch, CEO of C.M. Capital Corporation.  “His asset management skills and financial acumen are well-known throughout the investment community and will be invaluable to our clients, while his leadership and management expertise will help our organization to grow and thrive amidst the many challenges posed by today’s dynamic markets.”

Mr. Madding has been a member and Chair of the American Red Cross Investment Committee, an Investment Committee member of the University of California-Berkeley Foundation, past Chair of the Foundation Financial Officer’s Group (an affiliation of the largest national foundation investment officers), and is a member of the Investment Committee for the M Funds. Mr. Madding has been selected as the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by Foundation and Endowment Money Management. He also sits on numerous other advisory boards.  

A native of San Francisco, Mr. Madding earned his Bachelors degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. He also is a Certified Public Accountant who worked in management positions with an internationally recognized accounting firm early in his career.  

About C.M. Capital Corporation

C.M. Capital Corporation is an asset management and investment advisory firm established in Palo Alto in 1969.  Additionally, it operates a private charitable foundation, the C.M. Capital Foundation.  C.M. Capital is part of the Cha Group, which is based in Hong Kong and comprises a variety of global businesses including real estate development, financial services and textiles.  The genesis of today’s Cha Group was a textiles business begun in mainland China nearly a century ago.  

C.M. Capital Corporation’s initial focus was on real estate.  Over the years the Corporation has expanded the investment portfolio to include other asset classes including venture capital, leveraged buyouts, and hedge funds and public securities. Now, the Corporation serves as advisor to a multi-asset class portfolio.