Board of Directors
Brian K. Laibow
Mr. Laibow has served as a Director since June 2010. Mr. Laibow serves as a Managing Director in the Opportunities funds of Oaktree, with primary responsibilities for analyzing companies within the metals and mining, food distribution, education, automotive and commercial and residential real estate sectors. Mr. Laibow joined Oaktree in 2006 following graduation from Harvard Business School, where he received an MBA. Before attending Harvard, Mr. Laibow worked at Caltius Private Equity, a middle market LBO firm in Los Angeles. Prior experience includes director of M&A and Corporate Strategy at EarthLink, Inc., as a senior business analyst at McKinsey & Company and as an investment banking intern at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Laibow graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. degree in economics from Dartmouth College and studied economics at Oxford University. He serves on the Dartmouth College endowment Investment Committee, Brentwood School Finance Committee, board of Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs and is a member of Young Presidents Organization.
Mr. Laibow was appointed by the Oaktree Funds to serve as a Director of the Company. As a member of the Oaktree Funds’ team covering the Company, Mr. Laibow has a solid working knowledge of the Company’s activities and operations and is also very familiar with the metals sector. Mr. Laibow serves as a member of the Board’s Audit Committee and is chair of the Board’s Compensation Committee.