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Ronald Isaac Simon

Ronald Isaac Simon, Egyptian financial executive. Ford Foundation fellow, 1963-1965. Board directors San Diego Opera Company, 1988-1990, University Art Gallery University California, San Diego, 1991-1995; board directors, treasurer Lyric Opera, San Diego, 2003-2005; audit committee San Diego Zoological Society.

Background

  • Simon, Ronald Isaac was born on November 4, 1938 in Cairo, Egypt. Came to the United States, 1942. Son of David and Helene (Zilkha) Simon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1960. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University.

    Career

    • Managing director, chief finance officer The Henley Group Inc., La Jolla, 1986-1990. Private practice finance consultant, 1990—2000. Vice-chairman board directors Softnet Corporation, San Francisco, 1998—2002, acting chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 2001.

      Chief Financial Officer WingCast LLC, San Diego, 2001—2002. Board directors Collateral Therapeutics, Inc., San Diego, 1999—2002. Executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer/board directors Western Water Company, San Diego, 1997—2000.

      Board directors American Independence Corporation, New York, since 2002, Wausau Financial Systems Finance, Inc., Irvine, California, 2003—2006, BDI Investments, San Diego, 2003—2005, Cardium Therapeutics, 2006—2009, Ellington Finance LLC, since 2007.

    Membership

    Board directors San Diego Opera Company, 1988-1990, University Art Gallery University California, San Diego, 1991-1995. Board directors, treasurer Lyric Opera, San Diego, 2003-2005. Audit committee San Diego Zoological Society.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Faith Hartman, June 19, 1960. Children: Cheryl, Eric, Daniel.
    • father: David Simon
    • mother: Helene (Zilkha) Simon
    • spouse: Anne Faith Hartman
    • children: Cheryl Simon
    • Eric Simon
    • Daniel Simon
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    Born November 4, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1960
      Harvard University
    • 1962
      Columbia University
    • 1986 - 1990
      Managing director, The Henley Group Incorporated
      La Jolla, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      chief finance officer, The Henley Group Incorporated
      La Jolla, California, United States
    • 1990
      private practice, finance consultant

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