Mr. Rodney B. Berens is Independent Director of General American Investors Company, Inc. In addition to his tenure since 2007 as a Director of the Company, Mr. Berens is the Founding Partner of Berens Capital Management, LLC and a member of its Investment Committee. Before starting Berens Capital Management, Mr. Berens was a Partner at Mezzacappa Berens, a fund of hedge funds. From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Berens was at Salomon Brothers where he was a member of the Operating Committee and Head of Global Equities. From 1975 to 1991 Mr. Berens was at Morgan Stanley where he was Managing Director, Head of Equity Trading and Global Research. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Berens was an investment manager for the Ford Foundation. He began his career at the First Boston Corporationrationration. Prior thereto, Mr. Berens served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Mr. Berens is also a Trustee and Member of the Investment Committee at The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and is a Trustee, Chairman of the Investment SubCommittee and on the Finance, Compensation and Nomination Committees at The Morgan Library and Museum. Mr. Berens is also on the Investment Committee at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Svarog Capital Advisors
Age: 71 Director Since 2007 MBABerens received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School.