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Leadership
  • MARK GUSTAFSON

    Challenger, Chief Executive Officer

    CEO of Challenger Acquisitions
    Seasoned public company executive in CEO, CFO and COO roles
    Built 3 public companies 0 to > $100 M revenue
    Former public company auditor with PWC

  • George Lucan

    Challenger, Non-Executive Director

    George Lucan is an experienced finance professional with over thirty years’ behind him in debt and equity markets.  After leaving Cambridge University, George began his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson where he spent 10 years, mainly within the Structured Finance team, and continued in alternative fund management.  He brings, in addition, private equity experience in the fields of energy and alternative energy.  George is presently Managing Director of Angus Energy plc.

  • RICHARD MARIN

    Challenger, Non-Executive Director

    Chief Executive Officer of the New York Wheel from 2015 to January 2018; Director of the Managing Member since 2012
    Former Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Asset Management
    Former Chairman and CEO of Bear Stearns Asset Management
    Former Chairman and CEO of AFI (USA) A long-time executive and member of the Management Committee of Bankers Trust Company 

     

  • Gene Stice

    Challenger, Non-Executive Director

    More than 30 years experience in finance, compliance and administration within the financial services industry

    President and CEO of New York based Nuovo Corporate Services

    MBA from New York University

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