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David Tendler

Investment company executive

David Tendler, American investment company executive. Recipient Torch of Liberty award metals and metal products division Anti-Defamation League, 1976, Edith and Herbert Lehman award Henry St. Settlement, 1982; named Man of Year, Foreign Trade Society, Baruch College, City University of New York, 1985.


Tendler, David was born on January 15, 1938 in New York City. Son of Philip and Pearl (Berman) Tendler.


Bachelor of Business Administration in International Economics, City College of New York, 1959.


With Philipp Brothers Company, since 1960, manager Far Eastern operations, 1968-1975, president New York City, since 1975. Director parent corporation Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation (name changed to Phibro Corporation 1981), 1975-1985, vice chairman board, 1979-1981, chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, since 1981. Co-chairman, co-Chief Executive Officer Phibro-Salomon Inc., 1983-1984.

Partner Tendler Beretz, Limited liability company Ltd., since 1985. Chairman subcommittee trade United States-German Democratic Republican Trade and Economic Council, 1978—1984. Board directors, member executive committee United States/Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Trade and Economic Council, 1979—1985, United States-China Business Council, 1983—1994, 1994—2005.

Board directors Virgin Islands Technologies, Inc., Watertown, Massachusetts, 1994—2007, Savient Pharmaceutical, East Brunswick, New Jersey, 2004—2007, Agrifos Fertilizer Inc., Pasadena, Texas, 2005—2007.


Member board overseers New York University Graduate School Business, 1981-1985. Trustee Lenox Hill Hospital, 1981-1994. Trustee, member executive committee New York Blood Center, since 1987.

Board directors, member executive committee Foreign Policy Association, 1983-1996. Board directors Center for the Advancement of Women, New York City, 1999-2007. Member advisory council Weissman Center for International Business, Baruch College, since 2001.


Married Beatrice Weisberg, October 11, 1958. Children: Pearl, Karen.

Philip Tendler

Pearl (Berman) Tendler

Beatrice Weisberg

Pearl Tendler

Karen Tendler