Franklin (Fritz) W. Hobbs

Franklin (Fritz) W. Hobbs

President & Chief Executive Officer

Franklin (Fritz) W. Hobbs

Mr. Hobbs has served in leadership roles at many public and private companies over his four decade career.

Since 2004, he has been an advisor to private equity investment firm One Equity Partners LLC.  Mr. Hobbs currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ally Financial, where he oversaw the transformation of the financial services company formerly known as GMAC.  He further served as a Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BAWAG P.S.K. and oversaw the turnaround of the bank during his tenure.  He is a director on the boards of Molson Coors Brewing Company and Lord Abbett & Company. He is a former Chief Executive Officer at Houlihan, Lokey, Howard, and Zukin and was previously Chairman of UBS AG’s Warburg Dillon Read Inc. unit.  

Prior to that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Dillon, Read & Co. Inc.  Mr. Hobbs earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.