Mr. Plattus joined Cerberus in 1994 as one of its first investment professionals. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Plattus was an investment banker for The Blackstone Group from 1990 to 1994, where he analyzed and negotiated principal investments and represented debtors and creditors committees in restructurings and reorganizations. From 1986 to 1990, he worked as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. Mr. Plattus is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Mr. Plattus is a member of the Cerberus Capital Management Operating/Management Advisory Committee, Compliance and Risk Management Committee, Securities Compliance Committee, Valuation Committee, Allocation Committee, and Brokerage Selection Committee.