WILLIAM M. RUDOLF is the Executive Vice President of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. From 1983-2008, Mr. Rudolf was the President of William M.Rudolf, INC., an executive consulting firm specializing in international trade and commodity risk management. He also served as Chief Executive of Joint Venture of Phibro-Salomon Corp. (formerly Engel hard Minerals and Chemicals Corp.) and Montedison S. P. A., Milan from 1981- 1983. Mr. Rudolf coordinated the Corporation’s trade with the People’s Republic of China (starting 1972). From 1951 – 1969, he was a trading executive in charge of worldwide trading activity in iron ore, pig iron, alloys for steelmaking at Associated Metals and Minerals Trading Executive Corporation in New York.
Currently, Mr. Rudolf serves on the Board of Directors of the American Institute of International Steel. He also serves on the Board of Governing Trustees at The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME.
Mr. Rudolf received a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1950 and a B.S. in History from New York University in 1948. He currently serves as a Distinguished Fellow and Guest Lecturer at Fordham University Graduate School of Business. He speaks French, German, Italian, Swedish and Spanish.
Mr. Rudolf was born in Frankfurt, Germany. He is married to Edith Tanenbaum and has three children.