NEW YORK, June 26, 2013 - Farooq Kathwari, Chairman and CEO of Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc., speaks with Tim Aeppel, Economics Bureau Chief at the Wall Street Journal, about the company's growing global business and its successful entry into international markets, particularly in Asia. (1 hr., 13 min.)
Tim Aeppel is the Wall Street Journal's bureau chief for economics in New York, where he oversees coverage of economic issues and indicators. Prior to joining the economics team, he spent nearly a decade covering manufacturing and the industrial economy. He joined the Journal in Germany, in 1989, where he covered the opening of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of Germany, and later, the European auto industry. Tim is a graduate of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and of Principia College.
Farooq Kathwari is the Chairman, President and CEO of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. He was recognized by Worth magazine as one of 50 Best CEOs in the United States. He has received several recognitions, including the "Outstanding American by Choice" award from the U.S. government. Mr. Kathwari founded and chairs the Kashmir Study Group. He also serves in numerous capacities at several nonprofit organizations. He received a B.A. in English Literature and Political Science from Kashmir University and an M.B.A. from New York University. He has also received three honorary doctorate degrees.