Board Member

David J. Matlin


David J. Matlin  has been a member of our Board since 2016, having previously served as our Chief Executive Officer since inception in March 2016 to November 2018. Mr. Matlin is co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC (MatlinPatterson), a distressed securities investment manager, which he co-founded in July 2002. Since 2015, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer (and a managing principal since December 2012) of MatlinPatterson Asset Management L.P. Prior to forming MatlinPatterson, Mr. Matlin was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse, and headed their Global Distressed Securities Group upon its inception in 1994. From 1998 to 1994, he served as a Managing Director and founding partner of Merrion Group, L.P. Mr. Matlin began his career as a securities analyst at Halcyon FSB Investments from 1986 to 1988. Mr. Matlin has served as a member of the board of directors of Flagstar Bank FSB, a federally chartered savings bank, and Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: FBC), a savings and loan holding company, since 2009. Mr. Matlin has served as Chair of Flagstar Bancorp, Inc.’s Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee since January 2009 and previously served as Chair of its Compensation Committee from January 2009 to January 2018 and as a member of that committee until March 2018. Mr. Matlin also serves on the boards of directors of Orthosensor, Inc., Dermasensor, Inc. and Pristine Surgical LLC, which are medical device manufacturers. Previously, Mr. Matlin served on the board of directors of CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAA), a U.S. homebuilder, from 2009 to 2018 and Global Aviation Holdings, Inc., an air charter company, from 2006 to 2012.