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Tad Smith Biography

A native of Bronxville, New York, Tad Smith is an American businessman, the president, and the chief executive officer of Sotheby’s.

He is also an adjunct professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Smith graduated from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. While there, he also won the R.W. Van de Velde Prize.

He later went on to receive an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar and a Horace W. Goldsmith Fellow.

Tad Smith Age

Smith was born in June 1965. He is 56 years old as of 2021.

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Tad Smith Wife

Smith is a married man. He is married to Caroline Mitchell Fitzgibbons. His wife, Caroline, is a realtor. The couple has two children and they all live in Bronxville, New York.

Tad Smith Education

Smith graduated from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. While there, he also won the R.W. Van de Velde Prize.

He later went on to receive an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar and a Horace W. Goldsmith Fellow.

Tad Smith Career

Smith was CEO of the US part of Reed Business Information.

For five years he worked for Cablevision in a variety of executive positions until 2014.

Madison Square Garden

Later from February 2014 to March 2015, Smith was president and CEO of New York’s Madison Square Garden.

While there, he doubled the net profits in the second half of that year.

Sotheby’s

On 16 March 2015, Sotheby’s announced that Smith would succeed William F. Ruprecht as its president and CEO.

His basic salary will be $1.4 million, plus “target annual bonus opportunity will be 200% of his annual base salary”, and “long-term incentive award opportunities” in Sotheby’s shares.

Smith has taught at New York University’s Stern School of Business since 1999. He is an adjunct professor in the finance department. He runs a course entitled, “Strategy and Finance for Technology, Media, and Entertainment Companies”.

Tad Smith Salary

Smith basic salary at Sotheby’s is at $1.4 million. In addition to that, there is “target annual bonus opportunity which is 200% of his annual base salary. Also “long-term incentive award opportunities” in Sotheby’s shares are included.

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