John D. Howard

Strategic Advisory Board

John D. Howard is Co-Managing Partner of Irving Place Capital and has more than 30 years of private equity investing experience in the retail and consumer products and industrial industries. Prior to founding Irving Place Capital in 1997, Mr. Howard was the co-CEO of Vestar Capital Partners, a private investment firm specializing in management buyouts. Previously, Mr. Howard was a Senior Vice President and Partner of Wesray Capital Corporation, one of the foremost private equity sponsors and a pioneer in the leveraged buyout business. Mr. Howard currently sits on the board of Bendon, New York & Company, and rag & bone.

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