Selim K. Zilkha

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Selim K. Zilkha "is an owner in Zilkha Biomass Fuels. From 1998 to 2005, Selim was director and 50% owner of Zilkha Renewable Energy, now known as Horizon Wind Energy. From 1999 until 2002, Selim served as a director of El Paso Corporation. Prior to that, he was a director of Sonat Inc. from 1998 to 1999. Selim served as the Chief Executive Officer and sole director of Zilkha Energy Company from 1983 until January 1998. From 1960 to 1982, he founded and was Chairman and Managing Director of Mothercare, PLC, a retail chain catering to mothers-to-be and small children in Great Britain, Europe, and the United States. Selim sold his interest in Mothercare, PLC, in 1982. From 1947 to 1960, Selim worked for the family firm, Zilkha & Sons, in the United States, France, and the United Kingdom. After serving in the U.S. Army as a private stationed at Camp Gordon, he graduated with a BA from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1946. Selim is the owner of Laetitia Vineyard and Winery. He lives in Los Angeles, California." [1]

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  1. Zilkha Biomass Fuels Selim K. Zilkha, organizational web page, accessed February 29, 2012.