Kurt M. Cellar
Business Experience: Since January 2008, Mr. Cellar has been a consultant and board member at companies in a variety of industries as well as a private investor. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Cellar worked for the hedge fund Bay Harbour Management, L.C., where he was partner and portfolio manager until his departure.
Education: Mr. Cellar has a B.A. in Economics/Business from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business. Mr. Cellar is a former Chartered Financial Analyst.
Current Company Directorships: Mr. Cellar is currently the Lead Independent Director of American Banknote Corporation where he is also Chairman of its Strategic Committee as well as Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Cellar also currently serves as a director of Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE: SIX) as well as Chairman of its Audit Committee and as a member of its Nominating and Governance Committee.
Past Company Directorships: During the past five years, Mr. Cellar served as a director of Hawaiian Telecom, Inc. and Horizon Lines, Inc.
Qualifications: Our Board of Directors concluded that Mr. Cellar is well-qualified to serve as one of our directors based on his financial expertise and considerable board experience.