Opus appoints Tom Bowers to board of directors
Mr. Bowers was also appointed a member of the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Bowers serves as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Starwood Capital Group.
He serves on Starwood’s Executive and Investment Committees, and is a Trustee of Colony Starwood Homes, a Starwood Capital affiliate that is one of the largest publicly traded investors, owners, and operators of single-family homes in the nation.
Mr. Bowers previously served as Head of Corporate Strategy and Development at Starwood.
Prior to joining Starwood in 2015, Mr. Bowers was Co-Head of Asset and Wealth Management-Americas at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for managing the U.S. and Latin American wealth management businesses, and had joint responsibility for the integration of Deutsche Bank’s wealth and institutional asset management businesses in the Americas.
In this role, Mr. Bowers was a board member of Deutsche Bank Securities. Mr. Bowers previously held a number of senior roles at Citigroup Private Bank, including Global Chief Operating Officer; Head of Strategy and Corporate Development; COO-Europe, Middle East and Africa; COO-U.S.; and Head of Banking and Structured Lending.
Mr. Bowers holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the Boston University School of Management, and a J.D. and LL.M. (Taxation) from Boston University School of Law.
He replaces Marcos Alvarado, formerly Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Starwood Capital Group, who concurrently resigned from Opus’ Board of Directors, effective June 23, 2016.