Rebecka Belldegrun

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Rebecka Belldegrun
Born Rebecka Zabludowicz
1950 (age 64–65)
Helsinki, Finland
Residence Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Alma mater Sackler School of Medicine
Occupation Surgeon, businesswoman
Years active 1986-present
Board member of
BabyFirstTV
Religion Jewish
Spouse(s) Arie Belldegrun
Children 4
Parent(s) Pola and Shlomo Zabludowicz
Relatives Poju Zabludowicz (brother)

Rebecka Belldegrun (born 1950), MD, is an American ophthalmologist and businesswoman.

Early life and education[edit]

Belldegrun was born in Helsinki. She received her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, and later completed her Ophthalmic Surgery residency in Israel, and her fellowship in Corneal Surgery at Harvard Medical School.[1]

Career ventures[edit]

Intertech Corporation[edit]

In 1986, Belldegrun founded Intertech Corporation, a New York-based firm specializing in real estate development and acquisitions. She expanded Intertech’s businesses and holdings to include interests in high-tech, biotechnology, hotel management and manufacturing in the United States, England, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Israel. She served as the President of the company until 2003.[2]

BellCo Capital[edit]

Belldegrun serves as the CEO and President of BellCo Capital, a Los Angeles-based firm which she founded in 2003. BellCo Capital focuses on finding seed investments and experienced management to early-stage and start-up companies, as well as on leveraged acquisitions of, and growth equity investments in leading middle-market enterprises. The company's business transactions include international private equity investments in retail, consumer products, high-tech, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and real estate.[3] One of BellCo's investments is in BabyFirstTV.

Board memberships[edit]

Belldegrun serves as a member of a number of boards, including:[2]

In the past, Belldegrun served as a member of the following boards:[1]

Personal life[edit]

Belldegrun is married to Dr. Arie Belldegrun and together they have four children.[4] They reside in Bel Air,[5] a small community of Los Angeles. Their oldest son, Ben Belldegrun, a hedge fund manager, is married to Kelly Bergantz, senior producer for Syco.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LACMA Announces The Appointment Of Two New Trustees". American Towns. 7 April 2009. Retrieved 25 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Rebecka Belldegrun M.D.", Businessweek. Retrieved on 25 June 2013.
  3. ^ "About BabyFirstTV", BabyFirstTV. Retrieved on 25 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Arie Belldegrun, M.D.", USRF. Retrieved on 23 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Architecture Project Entries 2003", AIANY, 2003. Retrieved on 23 June 2013.
  6. ^ Kay, Richard (23 October 2012). "RICHARD KAY: Cowell girl gets the Yes Factor". Daily Mail (London). Retrieved 26 May 2014.

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