William S. Simon net worth and biography

William Simon Biography and Net Worth

Director of Darden Restaurants
William S. Simon Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Simon has been Senior Advisor to KKR & Co., an investment firm, since 2014, and President of WSS Venture Holdings, LLC, a consulting and investment company, since 2014. Mr. Simon is the former Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a global retailer, and former President and CEO of Walmart U.S., the largest division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., which consists of retail department stores, from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Simon also served as Executive Vice President and COO of Walmart U.S. from 2007 to 2010 and Executive Vice President of Professional Services and New Business Development from 2006 to 2007. Prior to joining Walmart, Mr. Simon held senior executive positions at Brinker International, Inc., a casual dining restaurant company, Diageo North America, Inc., a multinational alcoholic beverages company, and Cadbury Schweppes plc, a multinational confectionery company. Mr. Simon also served as Secretary of the Florida Department of Management Services and served 25 years in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves.

What is William S. Simon's net worth?

The estimated net worth of William S. Simon is at least $1.07 million as of May 17th, 2021. Mr. Simon owns 8,782 shares of Darden Restaurants stock worth more than $1,074,829 as of September 26th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Simon may own. Learn More about William S. Simon's net worth.

How do I contact William S. Simon?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Simon and other Darden Restaurants executives is 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE, ORLANDO FL, 32837. Darden Restaurants can also be reached via phone at (407) 245-4000 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on William S. Simon's contact information.

Has William S. Simon been buying or selling shares of Darden Restaurants?

William S. Simon has not been actively trading shares of Darden Restaurants during the last quarter. Most recently, William S. Simon sold 6,250 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, September 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $159.94, for a transaction totalling $999,625.00. Learn More on William S. Simon's trading history.

Who are Darden Restaurants' active insiders?

Darden Restaurants' insider roster includes Margaret Atkins (Director), Matthew Broad (SVP), Todd Burrowes (Insider), Ricardo Cardenas (COO), Juliana Chugg (Director), Susan Connelly (SVP), Daniel Kiernan (Insider), Sarah King (SVP), Eugene Lee, Jr. (CEO), John Madonna (SVP), Melvin Martin (Insider), Nana Mensah (Director), Douglas Milanes (SVP), William Simon (Director), and Timothy Wilmott (Director). Learn More on Darden Restaurants' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Darden Restaurants?

In the last twelve months, Darden Restaurants insiders bought shares 2 times. They purchased a total of 11,925 shares worth more than $1,448,344.25. In the last twelve months, insiders at the restaurant operator sold shares 8 times. They sold a total of 139,941 shares worth more than $20,268,815.76. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 2nd when Chairman Eugene I Lee Jr sold 41,442 shares worth more than $5,168,231.82. Insiders at Darden Restaurants own 0.9 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Darden Restaurants.

Information on this page was last updated on 8/2/2022.

William S. Simon Insider Trading History at Darden Restaurants

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
9/27/2021Sell6,250$159.94$999,625.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/1/2019Sell1,565$104.90$164,168.5010,248View SEC Filing Icon  
7/13/2018Sell2,418$112.09$271,033.6212,666View SEC Filing Icon  
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William S. Simon Buying and Selling Activity at Darden Restaurants

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Darden Restaurants Company Overview

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Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 29, 2022, it owned and operated 1,867 restaurants, which included 884 under the Olive Garden brand, 546 under the LongHorn Steakhouse brand name, 172 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen brand, 85 under the Yard House brand name, 62 under The Capital Grille brand, 45 under the Seasons 52 brand name, 42 under the Bahama Breeze brand, 28 under the Eddie V's Prime Seafood brand name, and 3 under the Capital Burger brand; and franchised 60 restaurants comprising 35 under the Olive Garden brand, 18 under the LongHorn Steakhouse brand name, 4 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen brand, 2 under The Capital Grille brand name, and 1 under the Bahama Breeze brand.Darden Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.
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Now: $122.39
Low: $120.20
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MA: $126.65
Low: $115.11
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