Wes Eden is a common name in the American business industry. He is one of the greatest entrepreneurs in the United States and has been in the business industry for more than three decades now. He is the co-founder of Fortress Investment Group LLC, which is one of the largest investments Group in the United States. He is the Private Equity Chief Investment Officer. He also doubles up as the president of Private Equity, Head of Private Equity, and as the Co-chairman of the organization, a position he has held since 2009. Since December 2017, Wes Edens has been serving as the co-chief Executive Officer. He has spent a considerable amount of time with the Fortress Investment Group. From April 1998 up to July 2003, he also served as the Chief Executive Officer of the firm. The great entrepreneur is also the co-owner of Milwaukee Bucks Inc.
Other Work Experiences
Wes Edens has worked with many notable companies across the United States. He once served as the Chief Executive Officer with the Newcastle Investment Holdings LLC, a position he served for five years that is from June 2002 to July 2007. He also worked with Eurocastle Investment Limited as the Chief Executive Officer. From October 2002 to April 2006, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Global Signal Inc and later as the president of the organization in 2005. Other notable companies that have utilized the services of Wes Edens include Capstead Mortgage Group from April 2000 up to July 2003, Impac Commercial Holdings as the Chief Executive Officer, Union Bank of Switzerland as the Managing Director and Mapeley Limited as the Director. He was also the Chairman and Director of at Drive Shack INC, Chairman of Florida East Coast Holdings Corporation, and as the Chairman of Gatehouse Media INC. Generally, he has worked with many companies in various leadership positions across the country.
The 57-year old entrepreneur attended Oregon University where he received a bachelors’ degree in Finance and Business Administration in 1984. He has been the main force behind the numerous success that has been achieved in Fortress Investment Group. With his, a number of years experience in both the public, private and business sector, Edens has achieved a commendable success. He has propelled many companies that he has worked with them to the best. His rich career in the financial industry is the driving force behind his great management skills.Many people who have worked with Wes Edens in the Fortress Investment Corporation have always commented on the good personality traits of their boss. Positive criticism hare often emerged among the workforce in the Fortress Investment on the good working environment and the revolution brought forth by Edens. As a result, of his great contribution to many companies across the country, Wes Edens has received great awards and publications. According to the Forbes Magazine, he was ranked as number 962 in the list of the world’s richest people. In the American society, he was in position 400 of the Wealthiest Americans.