Mr. Lewis B. Cullman is Independent Director of General American Investors Company, Inc. In addition to his tenure since 1961 as a Director of the Company, Mr. Cullman was an investor and entrepreneur for over 50 years. Mr. Cullman coengineered the first documented leveraged buyout of Orkin Exterminating Company in the early 1960s and purchased Keith Clark in the late 1970s, a desk calendar company, which evolved into AtAGlance Group, the largest manufacturer of calendars and appointment books in the United States until its sale in 1999. Mr. Cullman also founded Cullman Ventures, Inc., a diversified company, and authored his memoir, You Cant Take it With You The Art of Making and Giving Money, which describes the benefits of philanthropy, to which he was devoted throughout his life. Mr. Cullman is presently Chairman for ChessintheSchools Honorary Trustee for the Metropolitan Museum of Art ViceChairman, International Council and Honorary Trustee for the Museum of Modern Art Senior ViceChairman for the Board of Managers of the New York Botanical Garden and a Trustee for The New York Public Library
Age: 97 Director Since 1961Cullman graduated from Yale University, earned an M.S. from New York University, received an honorary doctorate from Purdue University, and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.