FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Julian Markby has been elected to serve as an independent member of the Altegrity, Inc. (“Altegrity”) Board of Directors. In addition, he was elected to the boards of directors of Altegrity Holding Corp., Altegrity Acquisition Corp. and US Investigations Services, LLC, three affiliated companies of Altegrity. Mr. Markby was also appointed by the joint boards to serve as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Altegrity, a Providence Equity Partners portfolio company, is a global, diversified risk and information services company serving commercial customers and government entities.
Mr. Markby brings significant experience serving as a director and providing financial and strategic advice to a wide variety of companies. He is currently a principal at J. Markby & Associates, Inc., a provider of strategic advice regarding corporate development activities including M&A, joint ventures and capital structures for companies in a variety of industries including chemical, media, energy and general industrial. In addition, Mr. Markby currently serves as an independent director on the Boards of Directors of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (“MPM”), one of the world's largest producers of silicones and silicone derivatives and a global leader in the development and manufacture of products derived from quartz and specialty ceramics, SP Fiber Holdings (“SP”), a manufacturer of newsprint and medium to light weight brown paper products using primarily recycled paper and cardboard packaging, and Thiele Kaolin Company (“Thiele”), one of the world's leading sources for processed kaolin clay, with facilities in North America and Europe. Mr. Markby is on the Audit and Conflicts Committees at MPM, is currently Chairman of the Board and on the Audit and Compensation Committees at SP and Chairs the Audit and Special Committees at Thiele.
Mr. Markby previously served on the Boards of Directors of NewPage Corporation and three hedge funds managed by Greenwich Alternative Investments. In addition, Mr. Markby has spent more than twenty five years in the investment banking industry as an advisor, financier and senior coverage banker. Through his investment banking career, Mr. Markby has advised clients in numerous acquisitions, corporate sales, divestitures and capital raising transactions in the public and private market, and has significant experience in other complex merger and restructuring transactions.
Altegrity is a global, diversified risk and information services company serving commercial customers and government entities. Headquartered in Falls Church, VA, Altegrity is the parent company of three separately managed businesses: Kroll, a leading global provider of risk and information management services and solutions, HireRight, a leading provider of employment background screening and eligibility solutions, and USIS, a leading provider of information management and security services to federal government agencies.