SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 15, 2015
ALTISOURCE ASSET MANAGEMENT CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
United States Virgin Islands
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
36C Strand Street
Christiansted, United States Virgin Islands 00820
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On June 15, 2015, Ashish Pandey informed the Board of Directors of Altisource Asset Management Corporation (the “Company”) that he will be stepping down as Executive Chairman of the Company, effective June 30, 2015, to pursue personal interests in India. The Company’s Board of Directors has appointed George G. Ellison, a current Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, as Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective upon the departure of Mr. Pandey. Mr. Ellison will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Paul T. Bossidy will continue to serve as the Company’s lead independent director.
Mr. Ellison, age 56, has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since February 17, 2015 and was elected as a Director of the Company on June 3, 2015. Mr. Ellison also has served as President of Altisource Residential Corporation (“Residential”) since March 31, 2015. Prior to joining AAMC, Mr. Ellison had been employed for 19 years at Bank of America and its predecessor, NationsBank. Mr. Ellison held several roles over his career at Bank of America, most recently being the executive leading the team that managed the valuation and disposition of Bank of America’s legacy mortgage loan portfolio and a leading member of Bank of America’s Special Initiatives team that worked to resolve Bank of America’s representation and warranty litigation. Prior to his most recent roles, Mr. Ellison was Global Head of the Structured Products division within Bank of America’s Investment Banking platform.
There are no family relationships among Mr. Ellison and any of the Company's directors and executive officers.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
The Company issued a press release on June 18, 2015 with respect to the departure of Mr. Pandey and appointment of Mr. Ellison. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release, dated June 18, 2015.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Altisource Asset Management Corporation
Date: June 18, 2015
/s/ Stephen H. Gray
Stephen H. Gray
General Counsel and Secretary