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Chan W. Galbato
Chief Executive Officer, Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC


Chan W. Galbato is Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC. Prior to joining Cerberus in 2009, he served as President and CEO of the Controls Group of businesses for Invensys plc and President of Services for The Home Depot. Chan previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Floor products and Chief Executive Officer of Choice Parts, a joint-venture start-up. He spent 14 years with General Electric Company, holding several operating and finance leadership positions within their various industrial divisions as well as holding the role of President and CEO, Coregis in G.E. Capital. Chan currently serves as Chairman of Avon Products, Inc. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Bird Corporation, DynCorp International, Staples Solutions B.V. and Steward Health Care, LLC. He previously served as lead director of the Brady Corporation, Chairman of Guilford Mills, Inc., Chairman to North American Bus Industries, Inc., director of Tower International, and Chairman of YP Holdings, LLC. Before beginning his business career, he played professional baseball with the Montreal Expos in their minor league system. Chan holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York.