Spencer Davidson - General American Chairman of the Board, CEO

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USD 47.31  0.24  0.50%   

  Chairman
Mr. Spencer A. Davidson is an Independent Chairman of the Board of General American Investors Company, Inc. In addition to his tenure as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Davidson is Chairman of the Board . In 1994 Mr. Davidson joined the Company as Senior Investment Counselor. Previously, from 1989 to 1993, he served as Managing Partner of the Hudson Partnership. From 1986 to 1989 Mr. Davidson served as the Fund Manager at Odyssey Partners and from 1972 to 1986 he was employed by Beck, Mack Oliver where he rose to General Partner. Mr. Davidson began his career at Brown Brothers Harriman in 1966. Mr. Davidson received a B.S. from Queens College and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. Prior thereto, Mr. Davidson served in the U. S. Army. Mr. Davidson served as a Director, and was Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee, Chairman of the Stock Option and Compensation Committee, a member of the Executive Committee and Lead nonmanagement Director of Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporationrationration until it was acquired by and merged into Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in December 2012
Age: 75  Chairman Since 2015      
Davidson serves as a Trustee of the Neurosciences Research Foundation . With his broad background in business and the securities industry, Mr. Davidson provides the Company’s Board of Directors with valuable financial and investment expertise and an indepth understanding of the securities industry.

Spencer Davidson Latest Insider Activity

Tracking and analyzing the buying and selling activities of Spencer Davidson against General American mutual fund is an integral part of due diligence when investing in General American. Spencer Davidson insider activity provides valuable insight into whether General American is net buyers or sellers over its current business cycle. Note, General American insiders must abide by specific rules, including filing SEC forms every time they buy or sell General American'sshares to prevent insider trading or benefiting illegally from material non-public information that their positions give them access to.
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General American Inv Leadership Team

Elected by the shareholders, the General American's board of directors comprises two types of representatives: General American inside directors who are chosen from within the company, and outside directors, selected externally and held independent of General. The board's role is to monitor General American's management team and ensure that shareholders' interests are well served. General American's inside directors are responsible for reviewing and approving budgets prepared by upper management to implement core corporate initiatives and projects. On the other hand, General American's outside directors are responsible for providing unbiased perspectives on the board's policies.
Diane Radosti, Principal Accounting Officer, Treasurer
Henry Schirmer, Director
Clara Villar, Director
Linda Genid, Assistant Corporate Secretary
Arthur Altschul, Independent Director
Connie Maria, Assistant Corporate Secretary
Lewis Cullman, Independent Director
Spencer Davidson, Chairman of the Board, CEO
Anang Majmudar, Vice President
Eugene Stark, Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Administration, Chief Compliance Officer
Sidney Knafel, Lead Independent Director
Craig Grassi, Assistant Vice-President
Sally Lynch, Vice President
Michael Robinson, Vice President
Raymond Troubh, Independent Director
Daniel Neidich, Independent Director
Rose Lynch, Director
Andrew Vindigni, Senior Vice President
Liron Kronzon, Vice President
Jeffrey Priest, President
Betsy Gotbaum, Independent Director
Samantha Jin, Treasurer, Principal Accounting Officer
Maureen LoBello, Assistant Secretary
Rodney Berens, Independent Director
John Gordan, Independent Director

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