RYE, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in the transportation industry, today announced that David L. Dyckman has joined the firm as an Advisory Director. Greenbriar's Advisory Directors work with selected portfolio companies as well as assist with sourcing and diligencing potential investment opportunities.
"We could not be more pleased to have David join the Greenbriar team," said John Daileader, Managing Partner of Greenbriar. "David brings his strong background from American Tire Distributors, where he was part of an executive team that built the company into the largest in its industry. We have already had the benefit of David's expertise and sector knowledge during his time on the Board of Directors of PetroChoice Holdings and look forward to his expanding role with Greenbriar."
Mr. Dyckman joins Greenbriar from American Tire Distributors, where he served as the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer starting in January 2012, moving from Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, where he started at the company in 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Dyckman was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thermadyne Holdings Corporation and Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development for NN, Inc.
In 2012, Mr. Dyckman joined the Board of Directors of PetroChoice Holdings, Inc., a Greenbriar portfolio company, and served until its sale by Greenbriar in 2015.
Mr. Dyckman holds a bachelor's degree and an MBA from Cornell University.
About Greenbriar Equity Group
Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, a private equity firm with over $2.5 billion of committed capital, focuses exclusively on the global transportation industry including companies in the aerospace and air transport, automotive, distribution, industrial equipment and components, logistics, MRO, surface transport and other related sectors. Greenbriar invests with proven management teams who are interested in being significant equity owners in their companies as well as with corporate partners who are interested in raising capital. Greenbriar's partners bring many decades of experience at the highest levels within the transportation industry. Additional information may be found at www.greenbriarequity.com.
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