Paul S. Echenberg
Paul S. Echenberg is an experienced operating, financial and private equity executive. Mr. Echenberg joined Schroders & Associates Canada Inc. in 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer. From 1970 to 1989, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Twinpak Inc. and Executive Vice President of CB Pak Inc., two companies involved in the manufacturing and distribution of plastic, glass and paper packaging products, with combined sales in excess of $1.3 billion in North America and Europe. In 1989, Mr. Echenberg founded Eckvest Equity Inc., which was involved in Mergers & Acquisitions activities, debt restructuring and strategic planning. With two other professionals, he founded BDE & Partners in 1991 to provide specialized investment banking and strategic advisory services. He served as Chairman of the board of EZEM Inc. (AMEX), and served as Chairman of the board of AngioDynamics Inc. (NASDQ). He also sits on the board of directors of several other public and private companies. He is a graduate of McGill University (B.Sc., Great Distinction, 1964) and of the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration (MBA, Distinction, 1967). He was a director of Benvest from 1991 until the creation of the Fund in 2005 and thereafter a trustee of the Fund and a director of Former New Look until the completion of the Arrangement in March 2010.
Mr. Echenberg is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee of New Look.