Biography

Brian R. Kahn

Brian R. Kahn founded and has served as the investment manager of Vintage Capital Management, LLC (“VCM”) and its predecessor, Kahn Capital Management, LLC, since 1998. VCM is a value-oriented, operations-focused, private and public equity investor specializing in the consumer, aerospace and defense, and manufacturing sectors. Mr. Kahn was the Chairman of the board of directors of API Technologies Corp. (“API Technologies”), a designer and manufacturer of high performance systems, subsystems, modules and components for technically demanding RF, microwave, millimeter wave, electromagnetic, power and security applications, from January 2011 until April 2016; he also served as Chief Executive Officer from January 2011 to August 2012. Since January 2018, Mr. Kahn has been a director of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (“Babcock & Wilcox”), a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets. From May 2014 until August 2015, Mr. Kahn was a director of Aaron’s, Inc., a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories. From October 2011 to July 2012, Mr. Kahn was a director of Integral Systems, Inc., a provider of products, systems and services for satellite command and control, telemetry and digital signal processing, data communications, enterprise network management and communications information assurance. From September 2009 to April 2010, Mr. Kahn was the Chairman of White Electronic Designs Corporation, a provider of sophisticated multi-chip semiconductor packages, high-efficiency memory devices and build-to-print electromechanical assemblies for defense and aerospace applications. Mr. Kahn received a B.A. from Harvard University.