10 Things You Didn’t Know About Loews CEO James Tisch

James S. Tisch is the CEO of Loews Corporation. He’s been at the helm, leading the company since being appointed to the position in 1999. He’s been successful in the job for nearly two decades and we were interested in learning more about him. After researching his career, we made some interesting discoveries about him that we’d like to share, so here are 10 things you didn’t know about James S. Tisch.

1. He’s following in his father’s footsteps

James was born to parents Wilma Stein and Laurence Tisch in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1953. Both his uncle Preston Robert Tisch and his father worked at Loews Corporation. James’ father was the co-chairman of the company.

2. James has an ivy league education

James attended Suffield Academy which is located in Suffield, Connecticut. He attended classes at Cornell University where he successfully graduated. He went on to attend the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he earned his MBA degree. He’s well educated from some of the finest schools in the nation.

3. He has an impressive resume

In addition to being the CEO of Loews Corporation, Mr. Tisch’s other positions include his responsibilities with his seat on General Electric Corporation’s Board as well as on the boards of the Mount Sinai Hospital, and the New York Public Library. He also has a seat in the directorate of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is also the chairman of WNET membership in the council on Foreign Relationships. He carries a great deal of responsibility and his advisement is highly valued.

4. James is a philanthropist

James and his wife are philanthropists who believe in making donations to worthy causes. Together they founded the Tisch Cancer Institute. The couple made a donation of $40 million to establish the facility at Mt. Sinai Hospital and New York. It’s dedicated to research and patient oriented cancer care.

5. He’s a Giuliani supporter

James is a supporter of the Republican party. He has made donations to Rudolph Giulani’s campaign. In addition, he was a big supporter of Joe Lhota when he ran for the position of mayor of the City of New York in 2013.

6. He’s a family man

James is a married man. His wife is Merryl. She is very active in the community and serves on the Board of Regents for New York. In addition to this Merryl is on a very special Board that is concerned with Jewish Poverty in the metropolitan area. She is the chairwoman. Together the couple has three children named Jessica Sarah Tisch, Samuel Aaron Tisch and Benjamin Jacob Tisch.

7. His children are successful as well

James’ son Benjamin also works in the investment division of the Loews Corporation. Benjamin is married to his wife Daniela. Samuel and he works for Citigroup. Jessica has business and law degrees from Harvard University.

8. His daughter is helping to fight the war on terror

James’ daughter Jessica was born in 1981. He has a lot to be proud of in her. Jessica not only earned her degree from Harvard University in just three years, the career choice that she made is also impressive. Jessica is employed with the New York City Police Department where she is a member of their counter-terrorism bureau. She has also married with the ceremony performed by her grandfather.

9. His father in law is a rabbi

James is married to the daughter of a rabbi. This comes in handy when it’s time for the children to get married. In fact, his father in law, Rabbi Philip Hiat, presided over each of the marriage ceremonies for his three children.

10. James has the best of both worlds

So often we read of executives who have fought hard and battled their way through poverty to achieve success in their lives. James has put in his share of the hard work, but he is living his life well. There is little that he has left undone. He’s been studious and earned his degrees, he’s worked hard to achieve success in his jobs, he married quite well, raised respectable children and he makes sure to take from the wealth that he’s achieved to give back to others. He is a product of his own resolve and wise decision making. He is a good role model and example of living your life to the fullest and being a decent human being in the process.


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