There was also a finance and audit committee of the board to make sure it was not only complying with the law, but that the right things were being done. When the state auditor general came out with a report from things in 2010 that were stated and not completed, Richard said all of those things have now been accomplished. He added that six from the 2012 report have also been accomplished and they are on track to complete the last three.
“I’m taking responsibility for this,” Richard said. “This thing goes awry, it’s the board’s job to make sure Jeff and his team are doing their job.
“We know we are now the face of HSR in America. If we screw this up, we will set HSR in America back. If we do it well, we will propel it forward.”