Michel Amsalem has been part of our Board of Directors since December 2004. He has over 30 years of experience in the origination,
structuring, negotiation, and management of investments in complex environments. He is the founder of Midsummer Capital LLC, the
investment manager of the Midsummer group of funds/investment partnerships, where he has served as President since July 2001.
Previously, Michel was a Managing Director at Omicron Capital, LLC, an investment advisory firm. Prior to Midsummer Capital LLC, he was successively founder and Managing Director of Citibank’s Structured Finance Department, Banque Indosuez’ Investment Bank for Latin America and Eastern Europe, and Patricof Emerging Markets. He started his career at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank.
Michel received his Doctoral degree from Harvard University and his MBA from Columbia University where he is now a management professor. He is also a graduate of Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in France.