Ocwen Financial Corporation Names Glen Messina President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Messina most recently served as President and CEO of PHH, a mortgage platform with established servicing and origination recapture capabilities, before stepping down in
Mr. Messina will succeed
“We thank Ron for his leadership and for all of his contributions over the years,” said
The Board’s long-term succession planning process culminated in the Board decision to name Mr. Messina as President and CEO.
“We are very pleased that
“I am extremely excited to join Ocwen at this important time for the Company,” commented
Glen A. Messina Background
Mr. Messina most recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of PHH from
In the event the Board determines it appropriate, the Board may appoint an interim CEO on or before
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We caution that the foregoing list of important factors is not exhaustive. Additional information about these and other factors can be found in Ocwen’s 2017 Annual Report on Form 10-K and its current reports since such filing, each filed with the
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