Mr. Arnold has held a series of senior financial positions, most recently, from September 2009 to January 2011, serving as executive vice president, chief financial officer and member of the executive committee of Capmark Financial Group, Inc. He joined Capmark on September 1, 2009 and has played a leadership role in the company's bankruptcy filing and related transactions.
Previously, he served as executive vice president of finance for Masonite Corporation from 2006 to 2007. While at Willis Group from 2000 to 2003, Mr. Arnold served as chief financial officer and administrative officer of Willis North America, as group chief administrative officer of Willis Group Holdings, Ltd. and as executive vice president of strategic development for Willis Group Holdings, Ltd. He also served as a member of the Willis Group executive committee while holding the latter two positions.
Prior to these roles, Mr. Arnold spent 20 years as an investment banker, primarily at Lehman Brothers and Smith Barney, where he served as managing director and head of European corporate finance. During this time, his practice focused on originating and executing mergers and acquisitions and equity financings across a wide variety of industries and geographies.
Mr. Arnold received a B.A., summa cum laude, from Amherst College, a J.D. from Yale University and an M.A. from Oxford University.