Howard M. Berk
Mr. Berk has served on the Company’s board of directors since February 2009. Since 2002, Mr. Berk has been a Partner at MSD Capital, L.P., the investment firm formed in 1998 to exclusively manage the capital of Michael Dell and his family. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Berk was Managing Director of TG Capital Corp., an investment group that manages the capital of a single family and acquires and invests in both public and private companies. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Berk was with The Stenbeck Group, acquiring and managing businesses in multiple countries. Prior to that, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he worked in the Principal Investment Area as well as the Mergers and Acquisitions department. Mr. Berk graduated magna cum laude from The University of Texas in 1987 with a B.B.A. in Finance and received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1991.