Schultze Asset Management Taps Skolnick For Business Development Role, Expands Advisory Board

Sep 13 2017 | 8:58pm ET

Distressed investment specialist Schultze Asset Management has named industry veteran and former Oppenheimer & Co. executive William Skolnick as vice president of business development while also expanding its advisory board by four members. 

In his new Skolnick will work to create new business opportunities and develop strategic initiatives to expand the firm’s client base, the company said in a statement. He brings more than 30 years of experience to his new position, serving as an executive director at Oppenheimer & Co. for almost a decade, where he managed the institutional investment services department. Beforehand, he was vice president of institutional sales at Lehman Brothers for ten years, and was with Barclays for seven years. 

Concurrent with Skolnick’s hiring, Schultze Asset Management also announced the addition of four new advisory board members, including Perpetual Holdings managing partner Vik Jindal, NYONair CFO Gary Julien, former Deloitte LLP deputy general counsel Matthew Ross and Greenwich Energy Capital founder Jasjeet Sood. 

Founded by George Schultze in 1998, Schultze Asset Management is a specialist alternative investments firm managing pooled investment vehicles and managed accounts with a particular emphasis on event-driven and distressed securities investing. 

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