Thomas DiBenedetto joins BAM International LLC Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of BAM International, LLC today announced the appointment of Thomas DiBenedetto as an independent director and member of the firm, effective immediately.

“Thomas’ 40 years of broad experience in investment banking will add a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors,” said Steve Fitzgibon, CEO.  “We appreciate his willingness to serve as a director and look forward to benefitting from his judgment and counsel.”

Mr. Thomas R. DiBenedetto has 40 years’ experience in the investment business, having worked as an investment banker in New York with Morgan Stanley & Co., Salomon Brothers, Inc. and Allen & Company, Incorporated. He is the founder and principal stockholder of two investment firms, Boston International Group and its affiliate, Junction Investors, Ltd.

Mr. DiBenedetto has been active internationally for over 30 years. He is Chairman of Jefferson Waterman International, a Washington, D.C. based business intelligence and government relations firm, and a major shareholder of Moscow based Infotecs International, LLC, a telecommunications and internet security firm. He has also been an active investor in several exploration stage mining companies in the U.S., South America and Africa.

An avid sports fan, Mr. DiBenedetto has been a partner in the Boston Red Sox baseball club since 1978. In 2011, he led a group in the acquisition and control of AS Roma, one of the leading global football clubs, where he is currently a Director.

In addition Mr. DiBenedetto is an advisor to Back9 Network, a new golf lifestyle television network and media company Mr. DiBenedetto is a member of the Board of Trustees of: Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut; the Boston Biomedical Research Institute, Inc.; Kents Hill School in Kents Hill, Maine; the Nahant Preservation Trust in Nahant, Massachusetts; and the Ted Williams Museum in Florida. In addition, he is a member of the international advisory board of Perkins School for the Blind; and is an incorporator of the Massachusetts General Hospital; and the Joslin Diabetes Center. He has also served on the Leadership Council at the John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Center for Business and Government at Harvard University. Mr. DiBenedetto graduated with honors in Economics from Trinity College, has an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and was a research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.