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Mr. John Gavin A.

Founder and Chairman

Gamma Holdings Llc

HQ Phone: (713) 266-0021

Gamma Holdings Llc

3 Riverway Suite 500

Houston, Texas 77056

United States

Company Description

Gamma Holdings, LLC is a Houston based company with links to mayor cities in United States, South and Central America, Europe and India. The company mainly focus in the Hispanic Market. ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
The Blue Ribbon

Board Member
Latin America Strategy Board of Hicks

Board Member
Anvita Health

Board Member
SafeMed Inc.

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Cvt

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Anomalous Images

Advisory Board
Meredy

Special Advisor To the Secretary General
Organization of American States

Education

Bachelor of Arts degree
Economic History
Stanford University

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John Gavin was born John Anthony Golenor on April 8, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Before entering government full-time, Gavin served with distinction in the U.S. Navy as an air intelligence officer from 1952-1955, pursued concurrent careers in business and the entertainment field and accumulated considerable public service experience.
After his service in the Navy he was offered a screen test and signed with Universal where he was hyped as the next Rock Hudson. Handsome and debonaire John Gavin's first film was Behind the High Wall (1956) and his first major lead was in the classic and much beloved weeper Imitation of Life (1959) opposite Lana Turner.
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John Gavin was nominated to serve as U.S.
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After the 1985 Mexico City earthquake, Mr. Gavin and his wife, actress Constance Towers, offered aid to those in need of medical and rehabilitation assistance.
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Mr. Gavin said, "The operation (rescue work during the Mexico City earthquake of 1985) was successful precisely because and everyone involved worked as a team. Such an immediate and effective response by the Embassy community made a difference where it counted most - in saving lives and relieving pain for those directly affected. We can all be proud of this achievement."
He has co-founded and managed successful ventures in the U.S. and Latin America. After leaving his position as ambassador in the spring of 1986, Gavin was named president of Univisa Satellite Communications, a subsidiary of Univisa, Inc. He is founder/chairman of Gamma Holdings and serves on the boards of: Apex Mortgage Capital, International Wire Holdings; KKFC. Inc; and is a trustee and director of certain Merrill Lynch mutual funds. He is also a member of the Latin America Strategy Board of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst. Previously he was a managing director and partner of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst (Latin America) as well as a director of Atlantic Richfield (ARCO), Dresser Industries, Claxson and several other major corporations. He serves on several boards, pro bono, including The Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, Loyola Marymount University, and the California Community Foundation. Mr. Gavin is a member of the Congressional Policy Advisory Board as a defense and foreign policy expert.
The Century Council is an organization dedicated to fighting alcohol abuse. Its focus is on drunk driving and underage drinking problems and is supported by America's leading distillers. The Honorable John A. Gavin served as The Century Council's founding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from May 1991 until December 1994. He then served on the Council's Advisory Board until 1996.
John 'Jack' Gavin is a fifth generation native of Los Angeles. Gavin and his wife, the former Constance Mary Towers, have four children, Cristina and Maria Gavin and Michael and Maureen McGrath.
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CLICK HERE to read the mini-article on John Gavin in the June 2003 issue of Biography Magazine.
LISTEN TO John Gavin speak at the Ashbrook Major Issues Lecture Series at the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio.
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This site is purely a fan tribute to John Gavin and is not endorsed by him.


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John A. Gavin is a graduate of Stanford University where he did honors work in Economic History of Latin America. He served with distinction in the United States Navy as an Air Intelligence Officer and as Aide to the Commandant of the Fifteenth Naval District (Latin America). For more than ten years, he was Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States. As Ambassador to Mexico, he led the then largest US diplomatic mission abroad for more than five years. Previously, while concurrently active in the entertainment industry, he co-founded and managed successful business ventures in the US and Latin America.
Ambassador Gavin is founder/chairman of Gamma Holdings, an international capital and consulting firm. He served on the boards of: Causeway Capital (Chairman); Claxson Interactive Group (an integrated provider of branded entertainment in Ibero-America); The Hotchkis & Wiley Funds (Chairman) and The TCW Funds. He is also Senior Counselor to Hicks Trans American Partners (a division of Hicks Holdings). Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and partner of HMTF (Latin America), President of Univisa Satellite Corporation, and an officer of Atlantic Richfield (ARCO), as well as a director of that company and other major corporations.
He has served on various pro bono boards, including: The Anderson Graduate School or Management at UCLA; Don Bosco Institute; the FEDCO Charitable Fund (administered by the California Community Foundation); The Hoover Institution; Loyola-Marymount University; The National Park Foundation; The Southwest Museum; The University of the Americas; and Villanova Preparatory School.
Ambassador Gavin is a fifth-generation native of Los Angeles.


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John A. Gavin is a graduate of Stanford University where he did honors work in Economic History of Latin America. He served with distinction in the United States Navy as an Air Intelligence Officer and as Aide to the Commandant of the Fifteenth Naval District (Latin America). For more than ten years, he was Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States. As Ambassador to Mexico, he led the then largest US diplomatic mission abroad for more than five years. Previously, while concurrently active in the entertainment industry, he co-founded and managed successful business ventures in the US and Latin America.
Ambassador Gavin is founder/chairman of Gamma Holdings, an international capital and consulting firm. He served on the boards of: Causeway Capital (Chairman); Claxson Interactive Group (an integrated provider of branded entertainment in Ibero-America); The Hotchkis & Wiley Funds (Chairman) and The TCW Funds. He is also Senior Counselor to Hicks Trans American Partners (a division of Hicks Holdings). Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and partner of HMTF (Latin America), President of Univisa Satellite Corporation, and an officer of Atlantic Richfield (ARCO), as well as a director of that company and other major corporations.
He servesýor has servedýon various pro bono boards, including: The Anderson Graduate School or Management at UCLA; Don Bosco Institute; the FEDCO Charitable Fund (administered by the California Community Foundation); The Hoover Institution; Loyola-Marymount University; The National Park Foundation; The Southwest Museum; The University of the Americas; and Villanova Preparatory School.
Ambassador Gavin is a fifth-generation native of Los Angeles.


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John Gavin John Gavin is founder/chairman of Gamma Holdings, an international capital and consulting firm. He serves on the boards of: Causeway International Value Funds (Chairman); Claxson Interactive Group (an integrated provider of branded entertainment in Ibero-America); The Hotchkis & Wiley Funds (Chairman) Anvita™ (medical decision support systems); and The TCW Funds. He is also Senior Counselor to Hicks Trans American Partners (a division of Hicks Holdings). Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and partner of HMTF (Latin America), President of Univisa Satellite Corporation, and vice president of Atlantic Richfield (ARCO), as well as a director of that company and other major corporations. As Ambassador to Mexico he led the then largest U.S. diplomatic mission abroad for more than five years. Ambassador Gavin is a graduate of Stanford University where he did honors work in Economic History of Latin America.


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John Gavin is founder/chairman of Gamma Holdings, an international capital and consulting firm. He serves on the boards of: Causeway International Value Funds (Chairman); Claxson Interactive Group (an integrated provider of branded entertainment in Ibero-America); The Hotchkis & Wiley Funds (Chairman); SafeMed (medical decision support systems); and The TCW Funds. He is also Senior Counselor to Hicks Trans American Partners (a division of Hicks Holdings). Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and partner of HMTF (Latin America), President of Univisa Satellite Corporation, and vice president of Atlantic Richfield (ARCO), as well as a director of that company and other major corporations. As Ambassador to Mexico he led the then largest U.S. diplomatic mission abroad for more than five years. Ambassador Gavin is a graduate of Stanford University where he did honors work in Economic History of Latin America.

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