Rothschild Names Kestenbaum to Head Five Arrows, FT Reports

Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Jacob Rothschild, a U.K. investor and philanthropist, named Jonathan Kestenbaum, 49, to succeed him as chairman and chief executive officer of Five Arrows Ltd., his family investment company, the Financial Times reported.

Kestenbaum is currently the CEO of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, a publicly owned body charged with investing a 200 million-pound ($477 million) endowment in promising technology companies, the newspaper said.

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