On the Road Less Traveled: An Unlikely Journey from the Orphanage to the Boardroom

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$24.99  $23.24
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Skyhorse Publishing
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288
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6.3 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
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9781510764248
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About the Author
EdHajim, the son of a Syrian immigrant, is a seasoned Wall Street executive with more than fifty years of investment experience. He has held senior management positions with the Capital Group, E. F. Hutton, and Lehman Brothers before becoming chairman and CEO of Furman Selz. Hajim has been the cochairman of ING Barings, Americas Region; chairman and CEO of ING Aeltus Group and ING Furman Selz Asset Management; and chairman and CEO of MLH Capital. In 2009, he became president of Diker Management and is now the nonexecutive chairman at HighVista Strategies. Hajim earned a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Rochester and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. In 2008, after twenty years as a trustee of the University of Rochester, Hajim began an eightyear tenure as chairman of the university's board. Upon assuming that office he gave the school $30 million--the largest single donation in its history--to support scholarships and endow the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Through the Hajim Family Foundation, he has made generous donations to organizations that promote education, health care, arts, culture, and conservation. In 2015, he received the Horatio Alger Award, given to Americans who exemplify the values of initiative, leadership, and commitment to excellence and who have succeeded despite personal adversities. earned a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Rochester and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business SchoolThe father of three children and grandfather to eight, Hajim and his wife, Barbara, split their time between Key Largo, Florida, and Nantucket, Massachusetts.