Chairman Florida Marlins Baseball Club – Miami, Florida
John W. Henry Chairman Florida Marlins Baseball Club Miami, Florida John Henry purchased the Florida Marlins in January, 1999 at which time he expressed his commitment to rebuilding the team and to keeping the Marlins in South Florida and strengthening ties with the community. Mr. Henry has been involved in baseball at the ownership level for over ten years. As a limited partner of the New York Yankees, he has enjoyed the thrill of participating on two World Championship teams (in 1996 and ’98). He was also chairman and majority owner of the Class AAA Tuscon Toros of the Pacific Coast League fro 1989 to 1997. In 1989, he formed a co-ownership with the West Palm Beach Tropics in the Senior Baseball League. The Tropics, managed by Dick Williams, posted a League-best 52-20 record and were led by Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers and former all-stars Mickey Rivers, Toby Harrah, Dave Kingman and Al Hrabosky. Away from the diamond, Mr. Henry is chairman of John W. Henry & Company, Inc., which he founded in 1981. JWH is currently among the largest alternative investment firms in the world, managing foreign exchange, financial futures, and commodities for leading money center banks, brokerage firms, multi-national corporations, pension funds, and private clients worldwide. The firm maintains offices in Boca Raton, Florida and Westport, Connecticut. Mr. Henry has served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Futures Trading Advisors and the Managed Futures Trade Association. He currently serves on the Board of the Futures Industry Association. He is a recognized leader in financial product innovation. A strong contributor to local charities, Mr. Henry supports numerous non-profit organizations. Once a professional musician, he resides in Boca Raton with his wife and daughter.