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Amur EF CEO ShahMohammed Joins Levy Institute Board

May 14, 2019, 07:25 AM
Filed Under: Industry News

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College has appointed entrepreneur and investor Mostafiz ShahMohammed to its board of governors. ShahMohammed is Chairman and CEO of Amur Equipment Finance and Chairman and cofounder of ShahGustafsson Foundation.

“It’s an honor to have been asked to join the board of governors at the Levy Institute and advance the mission of such a progressive and transformational public policy think tank,” said ShahMohammed. “I look forward to working with the president and the board who have done an amazing job profoundly shaping the most pressing global and regional economic agendas.”

“A successful financial executive, Mostafiz ShahMohammed joins a distinctive group of individuals representing the extended family of Bard College. I look forward to his continuing support and wise counsel,” said Levy Institute President Dimitri B. Papadimitriou.

ShahMohammed, Bard College Class of 1997, is an entrepreneur and an investor. He founded various Amur and Panthera entities since 2008 as private investment firms and operating companies focusing on the transportation, industrial and commercial finance sectors globally. These businesses have continuously invested in core assets and operating companies while empowering entrepreneurs who possess deep expertise in their respective sectors. Since 2015, he has been the Chairman and CEO of Amur Equipment Finance, one of the top independent commercial finance companies in the United States.

Prior to Amur, ShahMohammed was a Managing Director in charge of the Structured Asset Finance Group at UBS, where he focused on transportation, commercial and financial assets and was directly responsible for all structuring, financing, investment, distribution and risk management activities. Earlier in his career, he worked as a distressed debt trader, an investment banker and as a structured finance consultant at various reputable financial firms.

ShahMohammed is Chairman and cofounder of ShahGustafsson Foundation, a charity that focuses on enabling sustainable and responsible stewardship of our planet and fostering thriving communities. He received a BA in economics from Bard College.

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization. It is located inn Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.

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