People: Argan Inc (AGX.N)
20 Aug 2019
Mr. Peter W. Getsinger is an Independent Director of the Company effective November 6, 2014. Mr. Getsinger founded and recently retired from Nexstar Capital Partners LLC (a SEC registered firm), an alternative investment management firm that is focused on investing in emerging markets with a primary concentration in Latin America, where he was the managing partner and chief investment officer. The firm commenced operations in March of 2004, receiving its initial investment capital from the Griswold family, formerly the controlling shareholders of Alex Brown in Baltimore. In 2005, the firm acquired an ownership interest in Electro Dunas S.A. (“Dunas,” an electricity distributor servicing the southwest of Peru and one of four privatized distribution companies in that country). Mr. Getsinger served as a board member of Dunas until 2016. From 2012 to 2014, he was chairman of its board of directors. Prior to forming Nexstar, Mr. Getsinger was head of global investment banking for Latin America at Deutsche Bank. He held the same role at Bankers Trust Company in addition to running the global project finance business. He previously served as the senior vice president and head of fixed income sales for the UK, Europe, and Middle East at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Getsinger is also a former director and owner of GPU Argentina Holdings, Inc. Mr. Getsinger brings a significant amount of business experience to our Board along with deep financial and diverse banking expertise. Because of his experience with Dunas, he provides additional power industry knowledge. Mr. Getsinger has a strong background in international markets and his leadership in providing global investment banking services will be valuable to the Board in matters relating to strategic planning and potential overseas expansion.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||116,800|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||29,500|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||146,300|