Robert G. Easton

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Robert G. Easton
Occupation Director and Chairman
Employer Stockton Holdings Limited

Robert G. Easton is a director and chairman of Stockton Holdings Limited, a Bermuda-based insurance and reinsurance holding company. He serves on the board of directors and is an officer of Stockton Holdings subsidiaries, including Stockton Reinsurance, a Bermuda-based reinsurance company.


Easton joined Commodities Corporation, the predecessor to Stockton Holdings, in 1979 as senior vice president. He became president and chief operating officer in 1984, and chief executive officer in 1986, a position he held until October 2001.

Until Apr. 30, 1997, Easton also served as chairman and chief executive officer of Commodities Corporation Limited, a Princeton, New Jersey-based asset management subsidiary of Stockton Holdings Limited, which was acquired by Goldman Sachs.

Prior to joining Commodities Corporation in 1979, Easton was assistant executive director for financial and administrative activities of the American Bar Association. Previously he served as president of Farrington Manufacturing Company in Springfield, Virginia, makers of data processing and data imprinting equipment. He began his career as a systems analyst in the data processing division of the Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, New York.

Easton has held numerous leadership positions on futures exchanges, self-regulatory organization boards, governmental advisory boards, and industry associations.[1]

On March 12, 2009, Easton was inducted into the Futures Industry Association's Futures Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005 to commemorate outstanding contributions to the futures and options community.[2]


Easton holds degrees from Princeton (BSE), Columbia Business School (MBA) and Georgetown Law (JD).[3]