DR. HENRY G. JARECKI
Henry G. Jarecki is Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Falconwood Corporation, an investment banking company managing investments in numerous businesses including PsychoGenics, Inc., a biotechnology company, and Gresham Investment Co., Ltd. (both of New York), and the Guana Island Hotel Corporation of the British Virgin Islands.
Dr. Jarecki’s business career, which started in 1970, has included the management and, in 1986, the sale to Standard Chartered Bank of London, England of control of The Mocatta Group, an international bullion dealing company with offices in six countries that was founded in London in 1671; the founding, management, and ultimate sale in 1995 to Societé Génerale of Paris, France of Brody White & Co., Inc. and Brody White (UK) Ltd., an international commodity brokerage group; and the management (as Chairman until its sale in 1999 to America Online, Inc.) of MovieFone, Inc., a public company engaged in the provision of information and ticketing services for motion pictures.
Dr. Jarecki was born in Stettin, Germany and received his medical degree from the University of Heidelberg in 1957. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 1963, licensed to practice medicine and surgery, and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine.
He has written extensively about both financial markets and medicine. His eleemosynary activities include being Vice Chairman of the Institute of International Education and Founding Chairman of its Scholar Rescue Fund, a Governor of the Community College of the British Virgin Islands, a member of the Advisory Council of the Yale University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, and a Director of the Harlem School of the Arts.