Ben Bendheim, President and CEO of Bendheim Glass
Bendheim, established as a family business in 1927, is the premiere importer of specialty architectural glass. Ben will spend the summer working his way through each department and developing an in-depth knowledge of different glass types and manufacturing processes.
CEO Jack C Bendheim exceeds industry average total compensation with respect to base salary, bonus and change in pension value.
Early Life and Education
Bendheim Glass Company was established in 1927, and since that time has become one of the premier importers and fabricators of specialty architectural glass in North America. Less than 3% of family businesses make it through into their fourth generation (Family Business Institute). Bendheim now stands as part of this exclusive club! With Ben’s arrival, Bendheim now joins this elite club.
He currently serves as Chairman, President, and CEO of Phibro Animal Health Corp and its subsidiaries (PAHC). In addition, he sits on the boards of BFI Co. LLC as well as being Co-Chairman of Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
Over the last nine years, according to Form 4 filings, Mr. Pettibon has executed over 67 trades of PAHC stock worth $55.8 million according to Form 4. He also serves on the Animal Health Institute board and currently lives in New York City.
Jack not only operates Bendheim Glass but is also active in investing for his personal account, purchasing office buildings, apartment complexes, surgery centers and model homes among other properties. In addition he belongs to several organizations such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles Sports Spectacular Board of Leaders of USC Marshall School of Business as well as Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce.
Bendheim is one of the few fourth generation family businesses. Ben, its first fourth-generation family member joined in 2020 in order to continue the family tradition and protect its legacy of glass innovation, excellence, and service.
Ben is compensated with a base salary and potential bonus opportunities of up to 150% of his base salary based on performance relative to goals set forth by the Compensation Committee of his company.
Achievement and Honors
Bendheim has been honored for his philanthropy with numerous awards. He serves as co-chairman for Shaare Zedek Medical Center and sits on the boards of BFI Co LLC and Phibro Animal Health Corporation and subsidiaries where he leads their global aquaculture division.
Jayson is dedicated to upholding Bendheim’s architectural art glass heritage and has participated in multiple conferences related to it as well as publications like The New York Times, Old House Journal, Modern Woodworking and Faith & Form.
He has also been honored by the American Glass Guild with their Nicholas Parrendo Lifetime Achievement Award and recently received both the Birch Family Prize from Bendheim Center for Finance and Kathleen Traynor Class of ’83 Research Fund Award from Bendheim Foundation.
Els Salomon-Prins Bendheim (born 7 July 1923 and passed away 12 January 2023 in Jerusalem, Israel ) was an Orthodox Jewish philanthropist and theologian from Holland who received the Yakir Yerushalayim prize in 2002.
Bendheim has long been an active supporter of Jewish organizations both domestic and abroad, as well as charitable causes in New York. She also donated to several causes.
Phibro Animal Health Corp’s Chairman, President & CEO. Additionally, he sits on the boards of Phibro Animal Health (Belgium) SA and Shaare Zedek Medical Center. In his personal life he enjoys photography and has documented several conflict situations using photos. As a seasoned stock trader with over 3000 trades done successfully; total net worth exceeding $1.796 Million!
Jack Bendheim has an estimated net worth of over $55 Million dollars. He serves as Chairman, President and CEO of Phibro Animal Health Corp.; serves as director on American Fidelity Corporation Board; Shaare Zedek Medical Center and BFI Co LLC Boards as well as being part of Cedars Sinai Board of Governors and Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission membership.
Mr. Smith has made numerous personal investments in minority-owned companies, such as Uncharted Power – an infrastructure technology firm; ShotTracker – a wearable basketball tracking system; Jopwell – a recruiting and diversity management platform; and MiTu – an exclusive Latino media brand and digital network.
Through his career, he has also taken an active role in several charitable efforts including Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.