David Simon

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Simon Property Group, Inc.

David Simon has served as Chairman of the Company since 2007, CEO of the Company or its predecessor since 1995 and President of the Company since February 2019; a director of the Company or its predecessor since its incorporation in 1993; and President of the Company’s predecessor from 1993 to 1996. From 1985 to 1990, Mr. Simon was an investment banker at two Wall Street firms, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyouts. He is the nephew of Mr. Herbert Simon. Mr. Simon also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Klépierre, a publicly-traded, Paris-based retail real estate company and serves on the board of Apollo Global Management, Inc. 

In 2010 and again in 2013, the Harvard Business Review recognized Mr. Simon as one of the world’s best-performing CEOs. In March of 2013, he was recognized as one of the World's Best CEOs by Barron's Magazine.  Mr. Simon obtained a B.S. degree in business from Indiana University in 1983 and an MBA from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business in 1985.