Board of Trustees
Elected to the Board by the self-perpetuating board in 2008. Term expires March 2014. Born in St. Louis, Missouri. Educated at UVM, BA, Fine Arts. Currently serving as Chairman, President & CEO of Sotheby’s (2000 to present). Former professions include Worldwide Director of Marketing, Sotheby’s 1992-1994; Managing Director of Sotheby’s North and South America 1994-2000; Principal Auctioneer for Sotheby’s 1995-2003. Memberships include Sotheby’s Board of Directors, and the Bessemer Group Incorporated Board of Directors. Married to Elizabeth (Betsey) Ruprecht, 3 children, Mary (Mollie) Ruprecht, Charles Ruprecht, Andrew Ruprecht.