James D. Awad
JAMES D. AWAD currently serves as Chairman of Plimsoll Mark Capital, a division of Zephyr Management, L.P. Plimsoll Mark Capital is a global wealth advisory firm providing independent investment management solutions to wealthy families and individuals. Mr. Awad also services as a Managing Director of Zephyr Management, L.P., a global private equity and marketable securities firm specializing in the creation and management of highly focused and value added investment funds in the emerging markets. Since its founding, Zephyr has sponsored twenty-two investment funds representing over US $1.4 billion in capital commitments. Mr. Awad began his career in investment management as a Portfolio Manager at Channing Management from 1969 to 1972, where he was responsible for small cap mutual funds. Mr. Awad is a notable figure in business media, with frequent appearances on CNBC Asia, Fox Business News, CNN, Business News Network (BNN), PBS, Market Watch, Reuters and CCTV (China).