|David M. Maura|
Director since May 2011
David Maura has served as a director of HRG Group since May 2011 and as a Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Investments of HRG Group from October 2011 until November 2016. Mr. Maura has also served as the Chairman of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of HRG Group, since July 2011, and as the interim Chairman of the board of directors of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. and as one of its directors since June 2010. Prior to becoming Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Investments at HRG Group, Mr. Maura was a Vice President and Director of Investments of Harbinger Capital Partners LLC (“Harbinger Capital”), an affiliate of HRG Group. Prior to joining Harbinger Capital in 2006, Mr. Maura was a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst at First Albany Capital, where he focused on distressed debt and special situations, primarily in the consumer products and retail sectors. Prior to First Albany, Mr. Maura was a Director and Senior High Yield Research Analyst in Global High Yield Research at Merrill Lynch & Co. Mr. Maura was a Vice President and Senior Analyst in the High Yield Group at Wachovia Securities, where he covered various consumer product, service and retail companies. Mr. Maura began his career at ZPR Investment Management as a Financial Analyst. During the past five years, Mr. Maura has served on the board of directors of Russell Hobbs (formerly Salton, Inc.), Applica Incorporated, and Ferrous Resources Ltd. Mr. Maura received a B.S. in Business Administration from Stetson University and is a CFA charterholder.