Ronald O. Perelman - Honorees - The Gordon Parks Foundation

Ronald O. Perelman owns and operates a diverse array of businesses as Chairman and CEO of MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated. MacAndrews & Forbes' businesses span a wide range of industries, from global leaders in consumer marketing and payment systems, cosmetics and digital entertainment, to biotechnology and military equipment. The principal interests of MacAndrews & Forbes include in AM General, Deluxe Entertainment, Harland Clarke, Merisant, RetailMeNot, Revlon, Scantron, Scientific Games, SIGA Technologies, Valassis, and vTv Therapeutics. 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.