Michael Whitman is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and Head of the European Business of GSO Capital Partners. He focuses on private and public investment opportunities and is a member of GSO’s Investment Committee.
Before joining GSO Capital Partners in 2006, Mr. Whitman was a Managing Director with Citigroup Private Equity. Prior to joining Citigroup Private Equity, Mr. Whitman worked in Salomon Smith Barney's High Yield Capital Markets business from 1996 through 2000. From 1994 through 1996, Mr. Whitman was a corporate finance analyst at Salomon Brothers.
Mr. Whitman received a B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Whitman serves as a director of Alcontrol, Almatis, The Miller Group, Giant Cement Holdings, and Morris Homes.