Mr. Knower joined Cerberus in 2003. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Knower founded and worked for five years, from 1997 to 2002, at International Consulting Company, an executive search firm. Prior to this, Mr. Knower spent 11 years, from 1986 to 1997, in various finance and controlling positions for Procter & Gamble in Germany, Europe and Asia Pacific. Mr. Knower graduated from the University of Massachusetts and the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).