Ralph D. DeNunzio
Ralph D. DeNunzio, the longtime Chief Executive Officer of Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated and a prominent leader on Wall Street for many years, died peacefully on October 17, 2022 after a long illness. He was 90 years old. Born in White Plains, NY, Mr. DeNunzio graduated from Fordham Preparatory School and Princeton University, from which he received a degree cum laude in Classics in 1953. In July of that year, he joined the training program at Kidder, Peabody , where he would spend his entire career. In 1977 he became President of the firm, and in 1980 he was named Chief Executive Officer, a post he held until 1987, shortly after the firm was acquired by General Electric &...