Bruce Gelb

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Bruce Gelb
United States Ambassador to Belgium
In office
1991–1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Maynard W. Glitman
Succeeded by Alan Blinken
Personal details
Born (1927-02-24) February 24, 1927 (age 89)
New York, New York [1]

Bruce Gelb is an American businessman and diplomat. He is the retired president of Clairol and former vice chairman of Bristol-Myers Squibb.[2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Gelb's father, Lawrence M. Gelb, founded Clairol in 1931.[4] Gelb attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.[5] In 1941, at the academy, Gelb met George H. W. Bush.[4] After service in the military, Gelb received a B.A. from Yale in 1950 and an M.B.A. from Harvard in 1953.[5]

Appointments[edit]

He is also currently a Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club; a Life Trustee of Choate Rosemary Hall; a Board member of the United Nations Development Corporation; a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Council on Science and Health; Honorary Chairman and a Regent of the Center for Security Policy; and a member of the Advisory Board of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.acsh.org/about/pageID.95/default.asp
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Members Bruce S. Gelb." Council of American Ambassadors. Web. 12 Dec. 2010.
  3. ^ http://www.americanambassadors.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Members.view&memberid=159
  4. ^ a b Bruce Gelb: telling 'The American Story.' Broadcasting, Oct 29, 1990 v119 n18 p87(1)
  5. ^ a b "Bruce Gelb: Executive Profile & Biography - BusinessWeek." Investing & Stock Research by Company and Industry - BusinessWeek. Web. 12 Dec. 2010. <http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=13396744&privcapId=79756223&previousCapId=30852349&previousTitle=Bizworld Foundation>

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