David E. Simon is an American businessperson who has been the head of 10 different companies and presently holds the position of Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Simon Property Group, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Simon Property Group LP (a subsidiary of Simon Property Group, Inc.) and Chairman-Supervisory Board at Klépierre SA.
He is also on the board of Rue Gilt Groupe, Inc. and Apollo Global Management, Inc. and Member of National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Inc. and Member-Managers Board at HBS Global Properties LLC.
In his past career David E. Simon occupied the position of Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Simon Property Group (Delaware), Inc., Chairman for Simon Property Group Acquisition Holdings, Inc., Executive Vice President of Melvin Simon & Associates, Inc., Vice President & Investment Banker at Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Retail Property Trust, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for M.S. Management Associates, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Simon Management Associates LLC, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at CPG Holdings LLC and Associate of First Boston Corp.
He received an MBA from Columbia Business School, an undergraduate degree from Kelley School of Business and an MBA from The Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York.