MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2012--
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) today announced that Brian Stark,
founding principal, chief executive officer and chief investment officer
of Stark Investments in Milwaukee, has been elected a director of the
Brian Stark (Photo: Business Wire)
“Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our board. His
expertise in the investment industry and financial markets will be
especially valuable to our board and management team,” said Stephen H.
Marcus, chairman of The Marcus Corporation.
Stark, 57, co-founded Stark Investments in 1992, and is currently
responsible for the firm’s global portfolio construction and capital
allocation. Stark Investments is a global alternative investment firm
that invests primarily on behalf of qualified institutions, fund of
funds and family offices. From 1986 to 1992, he operated Stark Capital
Management, LLC in New York, N.Y. and Greenwich, Conn. Prior to
establishing his investment management businesses, Stark was a partner
at the commercial litigation firm of Coghill & Goodspeed, P.C. in
Stark earned his law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1980
and his bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, from Brown University in
1977. During his years at Harvard Law School, he wrote a book, Special
Situation Investing, Hedging, Arbitrage and Liquidation, which
was published in 1983.
With Stark’s election, The Marcus Corporation board has 11 members.
Stark will stand for re-election at the company’s 2012 annual meeting on
October 17, 2012.
About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The
Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment
industries, with significant real estate assets. The Marcus
Corporation’s movie theatre division, Marcus
Theatres®, currently owns or manages 695 screens at 56
locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North
Dakota and Ohio. The company’s lodging division, Marcus
Hotels & Resorts, owns or manages 18 hotels, resorts and other
properties in nine states. For more information, visit the company’s Web
site at www.marcuscorp.com.
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The Marcus Corporation
Thomas F. Kissinger, (414) 905-1390