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Ocwen appoints Alan J. Bowers to board of directors

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Staff writer | Atlanta, Ga., USA | May 13, 2015
OcwenMay 13, 2015, Atlanta, Ga., USA - Ocwen Financial Corporation, a financial services holding company, announced that it appointed Alan J. Bowers as a new independent director to its board of directors.
Mr. Bowers brings over 30 years of experience in accounting and executive management to Ocwen's Board, including experience on the audit committees of private and public companies.

Since December 2010, Mr. Bowers has served as a director of Walker & Dunlop, Inc., one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States, as Lead Director and on the Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (Chairman).

Mr. Bowers also serves on the Board and as Audit Committee Chairman of La Quinta Inns & Suites, a publicly traded hotel chain, and American Achievement Corp., a privately held manufacturer and distributor of graduation products. He is also a board member of Quadel Consulting Corp., a privately held government contract manager and consulting firm.

Prior to Mr. Bowers' retirement in 2005, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Cape Success, LLC, a private equity-backed staffing service and information technology solutions business from 2001-2004.

Previously, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a board member of MarketSource Corporation, a marketing and sales support service firm, and of MBL Life Assurance Corporation, a life insurance company.

Mr. Bowers also served on the boards and as Audit Committee Chairman of Refrigerated Holdings, Inc., a temperature controlled logistics firm, Roadlink Inc., a trucking and logistics company, and Fastfrate Holdings, Inc., a Canadian trucking and logistics company.

Mr. Bowers has been a certified public accountant since 1978 and served as Staff Auditor, Audit Partner, and Managing Partner, serving a diverse client base, during his tenure at Coopers & Lybrand, L.L.P., and as Staff Accountant with Laventhol & Horwath, CPAs.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Montclair State University and his Master's in Business Administration from St. John's University.