Obama Taps Private Equity Partner For Top PBGC Post

Law360, New York (November 11, 2009, 1:23 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama has nominated private equity firm partner Joshua Gotbaum, who has extensive experience managing and advising both public and private sector investments, to serve as director of the country's corporate pension safety net, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.

Gotbaum, who is currently an operating partner at Blue Wolf Capital, has “advised businesses, unions and governments on a diverse range of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings, in steel, transportation and many other industries” over the last three decades, the White House said on Monday.

Gotbaum has...
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