John Dionne

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John Dionne

Mr. Dionne has served a Senior Advisor to the Blackstone Group L.P., an investment firm, since July 2013 and a Senior Lecturer in the Finance Unit at the Harvard Business School since January 2014. He is also a director of Caesars Entertainment, Cengage Learning Holdings II, Inc., Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. and Pelmorex Media, Inc. Until he retired from his position as a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone in 2013, Mr. Dionne was most recently Global Head of its Private Equity Business Development and Investor Relations Groups and served as a member of Blackstone’s Private Equity and Valuation Committees. Mr. Dionne originally joined Blackstone in 2004 as the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of the Blackstone Distressed Securities Fund. Mr. Dionne began his career with Price Waterhouse and holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a BS degree in Accounting, Economics, and Finance from The University of Scranton. Mr. Dionne was selected to serve as a director because of his significant financial experience.