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Henry Gluck, (Bel Air, Calif.) former chairman of the board and CEO of Caesars' World, has been elected to the chairmanship of the board of advisors for Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, effective July 1. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is ranked the No. 3 hospital in the United States and the No. 1 hospital in the West by U.S. News & World Report.
Born in Germany, Mr. Gluck was raised in Philadelphia. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Finance and Commerce with a bachelor's degree in economics, finance and international trade. While still in his 30s, he became president of Monogram Industries, at that time one of the fastest growing conglomerates listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Gluck also was chairman, president and CEO of Magnasync-Moviola Inc. In 1983, Mr. Gluck became chairman and CEO of Caesar's World Inc. In 1995, he negotiated the sale of Caesar's World to ITT, where he joined the board of directors. Until 2003, Mr. Gluck was co-chairman of Transcontinental Properties, a real estate development company. He has been a member of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center board of advisors since 2001.
"We are pleased that Mr. Gluck has agreed to accept this leadership position on our board," said Dr. David Feinberg, associate vice chancellor and CEO of the UCLA Hospital System. "He brings tremendous business experience and is a great advocate for us in the community."
Mr. Gluck has made many personal contributions to the community. He has served as a member of the National Council of the Salk Institute, as a trustee of City of Hope and as chairman of the board of trustees of the Westlake School. He also served as chairman and as a trustee of the Business Institute of Gerontology of the Andrus Gerontology Center at the University of Southern California.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is part of the UCLA Health and is the flagship hospital of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Due to the fires and evacuations in portions of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, UCLA Health has closed clinics in Westlake Village, Malibu and Thousand Oaks. Other clinics and our medical centers remain open.