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investment company executive

James Donovan Aljian, American Investment company executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1955-1957. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountants, California Society Certified Public Accountants, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences M C.

Background

Aljian, James Donovan was born on November 5, 1932 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of George W. and Marguerite (Donovan) Aljian.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1955. Master of Business Administration, Golden Gate University, 1965.

Career

Office manager, Uniroyal Company, San Francisco, 1957-1960;audit supervisor, Ernst & Ernst, San Francisco, 1960-1965;secretary-treasurer, Tracy Investment Company, Las Vegas, 1965-1973;secretary-treasurer, International Leisure Corporation, Las Vegas, 1967-1970;senior vice president finance, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Culver City, California, 1973-1979;president, Tracinda Corporation, Las Vegas, 1979-1982;senior vice president finance planning, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Entertainment Company, Culver City, California, 1982-1985;executive vice president, chief finance officer, director, Southwest Leasing Corporation, Los Angeles, 1985-1987;also board directors, Southwest Leasing Corporation, Los Angeleswith, Tracinda Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada, since 1987. Member shareholder committee Daimler Chrysler AG. Board directors Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Grand, Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1955-1957. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountants, California Society Certified Public Accountants, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences M C.

Connections

Married Marjorie L. Townsend, October 17, 1959. Children: Mark Donovan, Mary Anne, Reed Townsend.

father:
George W. Aljian

mother:
Marguerite (Donovan) Aljian

spouse:
Marjorie L. Townsend

children:
Mark Donovan Aljian

Mary Anne Aljian

Reed Townsend Aljian