Osiris Acquisition Corp.
- Opportunity Based on Coronavirus Impact, Distressed Companies
Benjamin E. Black — Mr. Black serves as our Chief Executive Officer and Director . Mr. Black is the Founder and Managing Partner of Fortinbras Enterprises LP, a Special Situations investment fund founded in October 2020. Prior to Fortinbras, Mr. Black was Senior Portfolio Manager at Knowledge Universe Holdings where he ran a portfolio of investments across the capital structure with a focus on credit. Mr. Black was a co-founder of biotech-focused venture capital firm, OCV, where he also served as COO & CFO at portfolio investments. Previously Mr. Black worked in Private Equity at Apollo Global Management and was an Attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell. He began his career in Technology, Media & Telecom banking at Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Black holds a JD/MBA from Harvard University, an LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law, and received a B.A. in History, cum laude, from The University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Black is a member of the New York Bar Association, and serves on the Board of Directors of WeConnect Health Management, Huddle House, Phaidon Press, Dogpound Gym and the Melanoma Research Alliance.
Benjamin Fader-Rattner — Mr. Fader-Rattner serves as our President and is a Director . Mr. Fader-Rattner is Managing Member of Space Summit Capital LLC, a hedge fund which he founded in January 2021. Prior to Space Summit Capital, Mr. Fader-Rattner was a Managing Director at Canyon Partners from 2008 to 2020 where he led investments across the capital structure in several industries including retail and consumer. At Canyon Mr. Fader-Rattner served on various ad hoc creditor steering committees across multiple industries including in retail and consumer companies such as Guitar Center, Boardriders, JC Penney and Red Lobster. Prior to Canyon, Mr. Fader-Rattner was an analyst at Glenview Capital in 2007 where he invested primarily in debt opportunities. Prior to Glenview, Mr. Fader-Rattner was an associate at The Carlyle Group from 2005 to 2007 where he focused on leveraged buyout transactions and an analyst at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Fader-Rattner received a B.S. in Economics, summa cum laude, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. We believe that Mr. Fader-Rattner is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive background in finance and business.
Anthony Martucci — Mr. Martucci serves as our Chief Financial Officer and Secretary . Mr. Martucci joined Fortinbras in January 2021. Prior to joining Fortinbras, Mr. Martucci was a Managing Director; Global Head of Operations at Apollo Global Management Inc., which he joined in 2008. From 2002 to 2008, Mr Martucci was a Managing Director — Global Head of Operations, Fund Accounting and Finance at Marathon Asset Management, LLC. Before joining Marathon, Mr Martucci worked at Deutsche Bank in Global Equity Prime Brokerage. Earlier in his career, Mr. Martucci worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Capital Markets Assurance and Business Advisory Practice and at Miller, Ellin & Company, CPA’s. Mr. Martucci graduated from the State University of New York College at Oneonta, with a BS in accounting and business economics.
Michael Abt — Mr. Abt is our Chairman nominee . Mr. Abt has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascent Hospitality Management which operates Huddle House Inc., and Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, since September 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Abt was Executive Vice President of Operations of Arby’s Restaurant Group from 2005 to 2010. From 1993 to 2005, Mr. Abt was President and Partner of RTM Restaurant Group. He graduated from Texas State University in 1986 with a B.B.A. in Finance. We believe Mr. Abt is well qualified to serve as Chairman due to his extensive background in finance and business.
Omar Johnson — Mr. Johnson is our lead director nominee . Mr. Johnson founded ØPUS United in January 2018, a modern brand management company comprised of a multi-disciplined collective of award-winning executives, athletes, strategists, creatives, and musicians, who understand the anatomy of world-class brands. Through his work with ØPUS United, Mr. Johnson has also been actively involved in developing initiatives, such as We The People and We Got Next, and authored Dear White Corporate America to encourage conversations around racial equity and the empowerment of younger generations to take action through polling, voting, and representation within the government. Prior to founding ØPUS United, Mr. Johnson was the VP of Marketing at Apple. From October 2012 to October 2016, he served as the CMO of Beats by Dr. Dre, leading all facets of marketing, ranging from brand development and positioning to advertising and global digital marketing. Under Johnson’s tenure, Beats grew from $20 million to a $2.0 billion dollar category leader, becoming the #1 premium headphone in over 25 countries, which led to the subsequent purchase by Apple for $3 billion in 2014. Adweek named Mr. Johnson a “Brand Genius,” and Business Insider named him one of the “Most Innovative CMOs” in 2016. Additionally, Mr. Johnson has worked on hundreds of winning marketing campaigns while at international brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Kraft Foods, and Campbell Soup. Mr. Johnson received a BS in Biology and Chemistry from Georgia State University and an MBA from Emory University. We believe that Mr. Johnson is well qualified to serve as lead director due to his innovation in the space of marketing and brand management and his extensive business experience.
Makan Delrahim — Mr. Delrahim is our director nominee . Makan Delrahim is an adjunct lecturer in law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. Previously, he served as the 35th Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice following his confirmation by the United States Senate in September 2017. Mr. Delrahim’s legal background covers a wide range of industries and issues including antitrust, media, communications and technology, and he is a former partner and co-chair of the antitrust practice of a national law firm. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Delrahim served in the Antitrust Division as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Appellate, International, and Policy, working on the Attorney General’s Task Force on Intellectual Property and as Chairman of the Merger Working Group of the International Competition Network. Separately, Mr. Delrahim served as a Commissioner on the Antitrust Modernization Commission from 2004 to 2007. Earlier in his career, Mr. Delrahim served first as intellectual property and antitrust counsel, and later as the Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Mr. Delrahim holds a B.S. from UCLA, a J.D. from George Washington University Law School, and a M.S. in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University. We believe that Mr. Delrahim is well qualified to serve as a director due to his extensive background in government and business.
Dhiren Fonseca — Mr. Fonseca is our director nominee . Mr. Fonseca is the Chief Executive Officer and President of RentPath, Inc. and is an Advisor at the private equity partnership Certares, LP and has been since April 2014. Previously he served as Chief Commercial Officer for Expedia, Inc., an online travel company, from 2012 until April 2014. Prior to his role as Chief Commercial Officer, he served as Expedia’s Co-President, Partner Services Group, as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy, and as Vice President, Corporate Development Strategy. Prior to Expedia, Mr. Fonseca was a longtime employee of Microsoft Corporation, a provider of software, services and solutions, and a member of the management team responsible for creating Expedia.com in 1996, while still part of Microsoft Corporation. Mr. Fonseca serves on the board of directors of Alaska Air Group, and is a member of the Alaska Air Group Audit Committee, Rackspace Technology, and is a member of the Rackspace Technology Audit Committee, Diamond Resorts, Redbox and RentPath, Inc., and previously served on the board of directors of Caesars Acquisition Company and HotelTonight. We believe that Mr. Fonseca is well qualified to serve as member of our board of directors because of his experience as a company executive and because of his experience serving on the boards of multiple companies.
Dominique Mielle — Ms. Mielle is our director nominee . Ms. Mielle was a partner at Canyon Capital Advisors, LLC (“Canyon”) from August 1998 to December 2017, where she primarily focused on stressed and distressed investments in the transportation, technology, retail, and consumer product sectors. She also led Canyon’s CLO business. Ms. Mielle has played key roles in complicated bankruptcies, serving as a leading creditors’ committee member for Puerto Rico, and as a restructuring committee member for various U.S. airlines in the wake of the September 11 attacks. She was a director and the audit committee chair for PG&E during its bankruptcy process and emergence, and currently serves on the boards of Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (ANH), Studio City International (MSC), Tiptree Inc. (TIPT), and Digicel Group. Ms. Mielle graduated from Stanford University Graduate School and HEC Paris. We believe that Ms. Mielle is well qualified to serve as a director due to her extensive background in finance and business.