Stephen M. Julius  

Founded Stellican Limited in 1991 and currently serves as Chairman of Chris-Craft boats.  With Stellican, Mr. Julius has been involved in a number of transactions in both the U.K., Italy, Spain and USA.  From 1992, he also worked with Apollo Advisors, headed by Leon Black, and from 1995-96 was a partner of Wexford Management, LLC, responsible for the firm's European investments.

He was, until May 1991, Executive Director on the main board of Porter Chadburn Plc., a sports and packaging conglomerate quoted on the London Stock Exchange.  Prior to Porter Chadburn, Mr. Julius worked in the London office of The Boston Consulting Group where he undertook competitive strategy analysis and implementation for a number of multinational clients, with a particular focus on Spain and Italy.

Mr. Julius obtained a First Class Honours Degree in Classics from Magdalen College, Oxford, he won a Kennedy Scholarship to Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and received an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Fulbright Scholar.  Mr. Julius is bilingual in Italian and fluent in Spanish and French.

Stephen F. Heese


Currently serves as President and CEO of Chris-Craft Corporation, one of Stellican's current investments.    

From 1988-2000, Mr. Heese was Managing Director of Erico International Corporation, a construction products firm with operations in 16 countries.  He lived from 1989-98 in Asia and Australia, overseeing the group's rapid growth in these regions.   From 1998-2000, he oversaw all of the company's non-US operations, residing in the Netherlands and in the UK.    

Prior to Erico, Mr. Heese spent four years with Price Waterhouse, conducting financial and operational consulting projects for a number of Fortune 500 clients.  

Mr. Heese graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University with a B.S. in Management, with a concentration in Accounting and Computer Science, and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.  Mr. Heese is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed by the State of Florida.

Jeremy R. Drax

Director. Founder of Parham Holdings Ltd, a private, commercial property company.  Previously worked for four years in the Capital Markets and Property Sections of Nomura International Plc  and three years with property surveyors, Messrs Jones Lang Wooton.

Mr Drax is a Chartered Surveyor and obtained a BA from Reading University in Land Management and an MBA from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.

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