Ronald O. Perelman is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated, a company with interests in a diversified portfolio of public and private companies. MacAndrews & Forbes’ businesses span a wide range of industries, from global leaders in cosmetics and digital entertainment to biotechnology and military equipment. Over the past four decades, Mr. Perelman has become known as an accomplished industrialist and generous philanthropist. He is recognized as an innovative leader and a major supporter of many of the United States’ most prominent cultural, educational and medical institutions.