John Price

John Price served as Ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Seychelles, and Union of Comoros from 2002-2005.

Ambassador Price is a proven business leader and committed member of his community. He was on the forefront of economic and small business development in Utah and the western United States, and also served in national leadership roles. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JP Realty, Inc., a publicly traded New York Stock Exchange Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and a former Director and member of the Executive Committee of Alta Industries Ltd. Mr. Price was a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Utah from 1992-1999 and also served on the Advisory Board of the David Eccles School of Business (University of Utah). He was a member of the Small Business Administration Advisory Board and the Industry Sector Advisory Council on Small and Minority Business for Trade/Policy Matters. Mr. Price's service in civic, educational and economic development has been far reaching. He supports a variety of causes within his community, including the Marcia and John Price Museum of Fine Arts Building on the University of Utah campus and the new Price Museum of Speed, showcasing rare vintage race cars. He serves on the Board of Overseers of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and was a member of the Print Committee of the Whitney Museum in New York. He was a member of the Management Committee and Board of Trustees of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

Mr. Price graduated from the University of Utah in 1956. He and his wife, Marcia, have three children and eight grandchildren.

Ambassadorial Post(s)

Mauritius, (2002 - 2005)

Areas of Expertise

  • Economic - Business Development