Chairman of the Board, CEOMr. Spencer A. Davidson is Independent Chairman of the Board of General American Investors Company, Inc. In addition to his tenure as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Davidson is Chairman of the Board . In 1994 Mr. Davidson joined the Company as Senior Investment Counselor. Previously, from 1989 to 1993, he served as Managing Partner of the Hudson Partnership. From 1986 to 1989 Mr. Davidson served as the Fund Manager at Odyssey Partners and from 1972 to 1986 he was employed by Beck, Mack Oliver where he rose to General Partner. Mr. Davidson began his career at Brown Brothers Harriman in 1966. Mr. Davidson received a B.S. from Queens College and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. Prior thereto, Mr. Davidson served in the U. S. Army. Mr. Davidson served as a Director, and was Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee, Chairman of the Stock Option and Compensation Committee, a member of the Executive Committee and Lead nonmanagement Director of Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporationrationration until it was acquired by and merged into Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in December 2012. Mr. Davidson serves as a Trustee of the Neurosciences Research Foundation .
Age: 73 Chairman Since 2015 MBADavidson serves as a Trustee of the Neurosciences Research Foundation . With his broad background in business and the securities industry, Mr. Davidson provides the Company?s Board of Directors with valuable financial and investment expertise and an indepth understanding of the securities industry.