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Joined American Industrial Partners in 2005. Served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Consoltex Holdings, Inc. Served as a Senior Manager at Price Waterhouse from 1978 to 1992, where he managed the worldwide audits for several banking and manufacturing multinational businesses. Mr. Bamatter graduated from Bishop’s University with majors in Accounting and Finance in 1978. Earned his Chartered Accountancy designation in 1981.

Stephen Glaudel

Joined American Industrial Partners from ASCO Valve in 2009 and retired in 2013. Mr. Glaudel’s career spans over 30 years in New Product Development Management, and Systems Automation Engineering Technology including positions as Vice President of Engineering at ASCO Valve, where he led a team of 100 individuals in the U.S., Mexico, and India and at Brooks Instrument where he served from 1995 through 2004. Before Brooks, Mr. Glaudel held technology leadership positions within the Distributed Control Systems divisions of Leeds & Northrup and the Analog & Digital Electronics and Turbine/Generators groups at Westinghouse. Mr. Glaudel has extensive experience in managing global engineering programs and holds eight issued patents. Mr. Glaudel graduated, summa cum laude, from Syracuse University in 1975 with degrees in Biosystems and Electrical Engineering and holds a 2001 MBA in International Business from St. Joseph’s University, summa cum laude.

Max Holmes

Joined American Industrial Partners as a Senior Advisor in 2015. Before AIP, he was the Chief Investment Officer of Plainfield Asset Management LLC and a Managing Director at D.E. Shaw & Company. Mr. Holmes is a member of the New York and Texas bar and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at New York University’s Stern School of Business. Mr. Holmes graduated from Harvard College, Columbia Law School, and Columbia Business School.


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