Farooq Kathwari

Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.

Farooq Kathwari

Farooq Kathwari

Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Executive Office of the President Under Barack Obama
Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.
Ethan Allen Global, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

3992

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

1944

Age

76

Number of Awards

3

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Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel at Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.

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Secretary & Vice President-Finance at W.O.M.E.N. In America, Inc.

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Vice President-Marketing at Ethan Allen Global, Inc.

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Former Dean at Lehigh University

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Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive Vice President-Administration at Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.

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Owner at Ethan Allen Global, Inc.

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Partner at Mayer Brown LLP

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Senior Advisor at Better World Fund, Inc.

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Member (Attorney) at Jennings Strouss & Salmon Plc

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Partner, General Counsel & Head of Investor Relations at Torch Hill Investment Partners LLC

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Former Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc.
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Education
B.A. in English Literature & Political Science

University of Kashmir is a school.

MBA in International Marketing

Since its inception in 1900, New York University Stern School of Business has been in and of New York City. Founded as the School of Commerce, Finance, and Accounting, the School initially offered training to students for careers in commerce in the burgeoning financial markets of New York City. Today, located in the heart of Greenwich Village with a campus in Westchester, Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. With its global partnerships and engagement in NYU’s global network university, today NYU Stern is not only in and of the city, but also in and of the world.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Career History
Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
1985 - Current

Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. is engaged in manufacturing home furnishings and accessories. The firm offers a full complement of home decorating and design solutions through its home furnishing retail networks. It operates through two segments: Wholesale, and Retail. The Wholesale segment develops the brand of the company, encompasses all aspects of design, manufacture, sourcing, marketing, sale and distribution of its broad range of home furnishing and accents. The Retail segment sells home furnishings and accents to consumers through a network of company operated design centers. Ethan Allen Interiors was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Danbury, CT.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Ethan Allen Global, Inc. manufactures and retails home furnishings and accessories. It offers a full complement of home decorating and design solutions through home furnishing retail networks. The company offers tables, chairs, beds, bedding, mirrors, desks, seating, umbrellas and stands, outdoor fabric, clocks, mirrors, windows and other accessories. Ethan Allen Global was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Danbury, CT.

Founder
1996 - ?
Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Ethan Allen Global, Inc. manufactures and retails home furnishings and accessories. It offers a full complement of home decorating and design solutions through home furnishing retail networks. The company offers tables, chairs, beds, bedding, mirrors, desks, seating, umbrellas and stands, outdoor fabric, clocks, mirrors, windows and other accessories. Ethan Allen Global was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Danbury, CT.

Director
2001 - Prior

HNI Corp. is engaged in the manufacturing and trading of office furniture. It operates through two segments: Office Furniture and Hearth Products. The Office Furniture segment manufactures storage products, desks, credenzas, chairs, tables, bookcases, freestanding office partitions and panel systems. The Hearth Products segment develops and markets gas, electric, wood and biomass burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings and accessories. The company was founded by C. Maxwell Stanley, Clem Hanson and H. Wood Miller in 1944 and is headquartered in Muscatine, IA.

Member, Board of Overseers
Current

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Member of the Board of Directors of the WCSU Foundation
Current

Western Connecticut State University, Midtown is a school in Danbury.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K - $100K
2018

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

$25K - $50K
2018

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$25K - $50K
2017

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, the IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Political Donations
$2,600
2014

Representative from New York's 17th Congressional District

$400
2010

Representative from New York's 17th Congressional District

$2,000
2009

Former Senator from Connecticut

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Awards & Honors
Ernst & Young - Entrepreneur of the Year
American Jewish Committee - National Human Relations Award
Worth Magazine - 50 Best CEOs in USA
Events
Attendee
New York City, NY
2008 Board of Boards CEO Conference

Board of Boards CEO Roundtable, consistently rated one of the world's top executive gatherings, is a unique opportunity for corporate leaders to share insights and best practices and to help advance the business case for corporate community investment. By coming together for this event, global CEOs demonstrate their commitment to CECP’s mission — to draw together and empower senior executives of the world's largest companies to make unprecedented progress on societal challenges while driving business performance.

Attendee
New York City, NY
2007 Board of Boards CEO Conference

Board of Boards CEO Roundtable, consistently rated one of the world's top executive gatherings, is a unique opportunity for corporate leaders to share insights and best practices and to help advance the business case for corporate community investment. By coming together for this event, global CEOs demonstrate their commitment to CECP’s mission — to draw together and empower senior executives of the world's largest companies to make unprecedented progress on societal challenges while driving business performance.

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