John Horton is a former senior financial executive at two leading technology and manufacturing companies, GE and Honeywell, where he served as CFO for Honeywell’s Aircraft Engines Division, GE’s Military Aircraft Engine Division and GE’s Industrial Gas Turbine Division.
Mr. Horton was the CFO for Omega Cabinetry, a private equity funded company which sold to Fortune Brands for $700MM. He was also the Managing Director for NY based private equity firm, Butler Capital, with $2B in committed capital. Mr. Horton was the founding Operating Partner of Intervale Capital, a private equity fund focused on energy services with $1.2B committed capital. He was an investor and member of the Board of Directors for numerous portfolio companies for sophisticated private equity firms including Clayton Dubilier & Rice, First Reserve, JP Morgan Chase, Babson Capital and Main Street Capital.
Mr. Horton is currently Chair of the Board of PCI Gases, a leading industrial gas equipment provider to Aerospace and Defense, Oil & Gas industries, and Commercial Oxygen for medical, water treatment, aquaculture, mining, and industry. He is the Chair Board of Managers at Smart Recycling, a leading organic waste management company serving the Southeast U.S. Mr. Horton serves on the Board of Directors of Innovus Power, a CA based energy technology provider. He is the former Chair of the Audit Committee and Board of Brand Energy and Infrastructure, a global leader in scaffolding, craft labor, forming & shoring primarily servicing the energy industry with over 30,000 employees. Mr. Horton is a former Chair of the Audit Committee and Board of Proserv Energy, a leading provider of components and services for offshore energy platforms.
Mr. Horton is a member of the Board of Trustees and Endowment Committee, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL. Mr. Horton has no prior affiliation with Debtor or any of its creditors, with respect to Debtor or its affiliates.