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Noam Gottesman

Chief Executive Officer, TOMS Capital
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Net worth 2018: $2.46 Billion
Residence: New York, New York
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1961
Children: 4
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Columbia University
BIOGRAPHY

Noam Gottesman was bornon 1961 in New York, New York, United States, is Chief Executive Officer, TOMS Capital. Noam Gottesman is #990 in List Billionaires People In The World. Noam Gottesman cofounded hedge fund GLG Partners in 1995, which started out as a subsidiary of Lehman Brothers. GLG went public in 2007 and was sold to Man Group for $1.6 billion in 2010. Gottesman stepped down as CEO at the time of the sale. In 2014, Gottesman cofounded Nomad Foods, which is today Europe's largest frozen food company. Gottesman's art collection has hundreds of works including pieces by Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$1.6 Billion

2012

$1.7 Billion

2013

$1.8 Billion

2014

$2.1 Billion

2015

$2.3 Billion

2016

$2.3 Billion

2017

$2.3 Billion

2018

$2.46 Billion

TIMELINE
Noam Gottesman (born May 1961) is a New York City-based, Israeli-American businessman, former hedge fund manager, and co-founder of GLG Partners. He later entered the restaurant industry, investing in establishments including Eleven Madison Park in New York City, which was voted the number 1 restaurant in the world by The World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2017. He is also the CEO of TOMS Capital. Gottesman has dual citizenship in the US and UK, and was listed on the April 2017 Forbes 400 list of richest people in America, with a net worth of $2.4 billion.Gottesman was born in May 1961, to a Jewish family, the son of Israel Museum president Dov Gottesman. He received a BA from Columbia University.Gottesman worked at the Goldman Sachs London office and became its executive director while managing global equity portfolios for their private client group. He left Goldman Sachs in 1995 with Pierre Lagrange and Jonathan Green to co-found GLG Partners. The company went on to manage $24.6 billion and become a publicly traded entity on the New York Stock Exchange (November 2007) and had up to $24.6 billion in assets under management. Gottesman and his partners sold the company to the Man Group in October 2010 for $1.6 billion. Gottesman continued to serve as GLG's co-CEO until January 2012 when he became the non-executive Chairman for GLG’s business in the US.Gottesman is the CEO of the investment company TOMS Capital. Other activities include ownership of the restaurant Eleven Madison Park trustee at his alma mater Columbia University and board member at the Tate Gallery Foundation. Gottesman is on the Chairman’s Council of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art. He is also on the boards of Colombia University Medical Center, and NY Presbyterian Hospital. Other activities include ownership of the restaurants Eleven Madison Park, which has been voted the number 1 restaurant in the world by The World's 50 Best Restaurants magazine publication, and Shuko, which New York Magazine voted the "Best Sushi in New York". He also owns Nomad, and the eponymous investment vehicle also named “Nomad” that he cofounded, which purchased Iglo Group, purveyor of Birds Eye Frozen Products.Gottesman married Geraldine Gottesman and had four children. They later divorced.Gottesman comes from a family of art collectors, and is among the 200 most notable collectors according to ARTnews. He owns pieces by Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud and Andy Warhol. In 2008, Gottesman sold his 14,700-square-foot mansion in London's Kensington neighborhood to billionaire steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal.In 2014 he was dating the actress Lucy Liu. In 2015, Gottesman married Bianca Dueñas, director of sales for fashion designer Reed Krakoff.
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