He is also the chairman of the board of The Falconwood Corporation, an investment banking company managing investments in a variety of businesses, as well as the founder of Mocatta Metals Inc. and Brody White & Co..
Jarecki is a past governor of the Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX) and has served as a director of the NFA, the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), and the FIA. He has more than 40 years of experience in commodities investing. He is also an entrepreneur and has successfully founded enterprises in such industries as metals and commodities trading, biotechnology, and telecommunications.
His business career started in 1970 and has included the management and in 1986 the sale to Standard Chartered Bank of London, of control of The Mocatta Group, an international bullion dealing company founded in London in 1671; the founding, management and ultimate sale in 1995 of Brody White & Co., Inc. and Brody White (UK) Ltd. to Societé Génerale of Paris, France; and the management (as chairman until its sale in 1999 to America Online, Inc.) of MovieFone, Inc., a public company for information and ticketing services for motion pictures.
A Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 1963, Jarecki is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Connecticut, New York and the British Virgin Islands. He is currently assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Education and Affiliations
Jarecki was born in Stettin, Germany, and received his medical degree from the University of Heidelberg in 1957. He has written extensively both about financial markets and medicine. His eleemosynary activities include being a director of Island Resources Foundation and of the Botanic Society of the British Virgin Islands. He is a governor of the Community College of the British Virgin Islands, a member of the Advisory Council of the Yale University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, and a director of The Classical Theatre of Harlem. Jarecki joined the board of trustees of the Institute of International Education in 2000.
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