I am CEO of Grand Metropolitan, a $7 billion Beverly Hills based privately-held luxury goods holding company with a 120 brand portfolio spanning jewelry, furniture and fashion.
In November 2015 I was honored to be featured in Hollywood Weekly:
I'm also owner of Gallery Rodeo (GalleryRodeo.com) and Parke-Bernet Gallery (Parke-Bernet.com), The Beverly Hills Cigar Club (BeverlyHillsCigarClub.com), and Beverly Hills Sports Car (BeverlyHillsSportsCar.com)
Gallery Rodeo (CA) and Parke-Bernet (NY) collect fine art including Picasso, Rembrandt, Renoir, Klimt, and Rodin. Our Rodeo Collection (RodeoCollection.com) added Willem de Kooning in 2015.
The Beverly Hills Cigar Club is a private group of individuals passionate about wine, spirits, food and cigars. We participate in charity auctions, celebrity events, and red carpet functions including the Cannes Film Festival, Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, and Independent Spirit Awards.
We participate at the G20 Economic Summit, World Economic Forum at Davos, Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills. In addition, Grand Met brands have hosted and sponsored events with NASCAR, Formula 1, Concours d' Elegance, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and Bike Week in Daytona Beach.
Grand Met sponsors events @ PGA Tour, NFL Super Bowl, and various music/entertainment venue VIP lounges and brand expansion marketing campaigns.
About My Business:
Grand Metropolitan is an American multinational luxury goods holding company founded in Beverly Hills, CA in 2000. The group controls over 120 brand subsidiaries that have conducted over $200 billion in revenue collectively since their founding originating in 1787.
Many of our brands have been leading employers and institutions in their local communities raising millions of dollars over the years for a variety of charities and causes.
Grand Metropolitan subsidiaries include:
Bonwit Teller & Co. (relaunching 2016)
Finlay Enterprises (www.FinlayEnterprises.com)
Heilig-Meyers Furniture (www.Heilig-Meyers.com)
Orcofi Holdings (www.Orcofi.com)
IMASCO Ltd. (www.ImascoLtd.com)
Handleman Company (www.HandlemanCompany.com)
Caesar Golf Company (www.CaesarGolf.com)
The Bohle Company (www.Bohle.com)
Serious Play Conference (www.SeriousPlayConference.com)