Breitling Energy Corp. (OTCBB: BECC) says that David J. Kovacs has joined the management team as executive vice president of strategic development. Kovacs specializes in investment banking, private equity, and venture capital, and has extensive experience in both mature and emerging markets, having analyzed hundreds of deals and executing both buy and sell-side engagements.
Prior to joining the company, Kovacs served as the head of investment banking, research, and private equity for North America for Fitch Learning (Fitch Ratings). His resume of private equity and investment banking roles includes various key positions with Hinduja Group, Blackstone Group, and Citigroup. In 2012, he was appointed as lead learning advisor for the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Kovacs completed his Bachelor of Science degree in economics and finance from the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.