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Anthonie Cornelis van Ekris, Trading corporation executive, retail company executive ( fin: inv. svc.ind: trade, Director)trading corporation executive.


Ekris, Anthonie Cornelis van was born on June 3, 1934 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Arrived in United States, 1963. Son of Cornelis and Evertje (Mulder) van Ekris.


Trainee Van Rees, Ltd., Rotterdam, 1952-1957. Manager African Coffee Trading Operations, Mombasa, E. Africa, 1957-1963, Ralli Trading Company. New York City, 1963-1967.

President Van Ekris & Stoett, Ltd., New York City, 1967-1970. President, director Ralli-American Ltd., New York City, 1970-1972. President Kay Corporation (now BalfourMaclaine Corporation), New York City, 1972^, chief Executive officer, chairman, 1988^, also board directors.

Chairman Kay Jewelers, Inc., Balfour, Maclaine International Ltd., Van Ekris & Stoett, Inc., Marcus & Company, Inc.


Trainee Van Rees Ltd., Rotterdam, 1952—1957. Manager African Coffee Trading Operations, Mombasa, 1957—1963, Ralli Trading Company, New York City, 1963—1967. President Van Ekris & Stoett Ltd., 1967—1970.

President, director Ralli-American Ltd., 1970—1972. President Balfour Maclaine Corporation (formerly Kay Corporation), since 1972, Chief Executive Officer, chairman, board directors, since 1988. Chairman Kay Jewelers Inc., Balfour, Maclaine International Ltd., Van Ekris & Stoett Inc., Marcus & Company Inc.

Served with Royal Dutch Navy, 1951-1953.


Married Heather Frances Button van Ekris, September 7, 1960. Children: Anthonie Cornelis, Marijke Karin.

Cornelis Ekris

Evertje (Mulder) Ekris

Heather Frances Button van Ekris

Anthonie Cornelis Ekris

Marijke Karin Ekris