John Muse is Chairman of HM Capital, a U.S. based private equity fund. Mr. Muse has approximately 25 years of experience in investment and merchant banking. He has been involved in the firm’s investment activities in consumer products, energy, and media since the formation of HMTF. Beginning in 1998, he successfully extended the firm’s investment activities into Europe before returning to the US. He continues to serve on the investment committee of the European operation and serves on the board of directors of a number of portfolio companies in both the United States and Europe. Mr. Muse also serves as a director of Dean Foods as well as the Anderson School of Business at UCLA. Mr. Muse is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and received his MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.