Henry G. Jarecki is Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Falconwood Corporation, an investment banking company managing investments in numerous businesses including PsychoGenics, Inc., a biotechnology company, and Gresham Investment Co., Ltd. (both of New York), the Guana Island Hotel Corporation, and Audubon Holdings, Ltd., a real estate holding and development company (both in the British Virgin Islands).
Dr. Jarecki's business career, which started in 1970, has included the management and, in 1986, the sale to Standard Chartered Bank of London, England of control of The Mocatta Group, an international bullion dealing enterprise with offices in six countries that was founded in London in 1671; the founding, management, and ultimate sale in 1995 to Societé Génerale of Paris, France of Brody White & Co., Inc. and Brody White (UK) Ltd., an international commodity trading and brokerage group; the management (as Chairman until its sale in 1999 to America Online, Inc.) of MovieFone, Inc., a public company engaged in the provision of information and ticketing services for motion pictures; and the founding and management of PsychoGenics, Inc., a drug discovery and contract research enterprise located in Tarrytown, New York.
A Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 1963, Dr. Jarecki is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Connecticut, New York and the British Virgin Islands. He is currently Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is also a founder and Manager of CCBT Limited of London, England, a developer of computerized therapeutically-validated interventions for psychological disorders.
Dr. Jarecki was born in Stettin, Germany and received his medical degree from the University of Heidelberg in 1957. He has written extensively about both financial markets and medicine. His eleemosynary activities include being a Governor of the Community College of the British Virgin Islands, a founder of the Youth Empowerment Project of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, and a Director of The Classical Theatre of Harlem. Dr. Jarecki joined the Board of Trustees of the Institute of International Education in 2000.more » « less