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Harry J. Wilson Joins PBGC Advisory Committee

September 21, 2011

WASHINGTON-Harry J. Wilson was sworn in today as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. President Obama appointed Mr. Wilson to the PBGC post for a term that expires in 2014.

"Harry Wilson has a deep knowledge of corporate restructuring, and highly relevant government experience," said PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum.  "This background gives him invaluable insight into the challenges we face at PBGC. I look forward to his wise counsel as a member of the Advisory Committee."

A career private equity and distressed investor, Mr. Wilson is chairman and CEO of the corporate restructuring and turnaround firm MAEVA Advisors, LLC.  Previously he held positions at The Blackstone Group and was a partner with Silver Point Capital.  In 2009, he was a senior member of the US Treasury Department team that oversaw the restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler. Mr. Wilson earned an A.B. in government from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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PBGC No. 11-56