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Chan W. Galbato


Chan W. Galbato. Mr. Galbato has served as a director of AutoWeb since January 2019. Mr. Galbato is Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC. Prior to joining Cerberus in 2009, he owned and managed CWG Hillside Investments LLC, a consulting business, from 2007 to 2009. From 2005 to 2007, he served as President and CEO of the Controls Group of businesses for Invensys plc and President of Services for The Home Depot. Mr. Galbato previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Floor Products and Chief Executive Officer of Choice Parts. He spent 14 years with General Electric Company, holding several operating and finance leadership positions within its various industrial divisions as well as holding the role of President and CEO of Coregis Insurance Company, a G.E. Capital company. Mr. Galbato currently serves as Director of Blue Bird Corporation, Director of Electrical Components International, Director of FirstKey Homes, LLC, and Director of Staples Solutions B.V. Previously, Mr. Galbato served as Chairman of the publicly traded Avon Products, Inc., and a director of the publicly-traded Brady Corporation, including as Lead Director. He also served as Chairman to North American Bus Industries, Inc., Guilford Mills and YP Holdings LLC until their sales in 2013, 2012 and 2017 respectively, and as director of Steward Healthcare, Dyncorp International, New Avon LLC, and Tower International, Inc. until Cerberus exited these businesses. Before beginning his business career, he played professional baseball with the Montreal Expos in their minor league system. Mr. Galbato holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York.