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Financial executive

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, 1968.

Career

Vice president, Harpers International, New York City, 1959-1962;finance analyst, Amerace Corporation, New York City, 1965-1966;vice president, American Foresight Inc., Philadelphia, 1966-1967;assistant to president, Avco Corporation, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1967-1970;executive vice president, Avco Community Developers Inc., La Jolla, California, 1970-1973;president, Ronald I. Simon Inc., La Jolla, since 1973;president, Delta Data Systems Corporation, Philadelphia, 1980-1981;executive vice president, Towner Petroleum Corporation, Houston, 1983-1985;managing director, chief finance officer, The Henley Group Inc., La Jolla, 1986-1990;private practice finance consultant, La Jolla, since 1990. Chairman, Board Of Directors Softnet Corporation, San Jose, California. Board directors Citadel Corporation, Los Angeles.

Vice president, Chief Financial Officer Western Water Company, San Diego, since 1997.

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