Peter Briger’s Career Journey
Peter Briger is among the most influential businessmen in the United States. He is one of the founders of the biggest investment groups in America. Peter Briger saw the way several companies were collapsing because of being declared bankrupt. According to Peter, a company’s success depends on the strength of its management team. That is why he teamed up with two other American businessmen who were also determined to find a way of assisting various companies that were declared bankrupt due to lack of efficient management; to form the Fortress Investment Group. The Fortress Group manages investment firms and assets that are worth $70 billion as per the group’s latest reports.
Peter Briger has an MBA which he received from the Wharton department of Business which is in Pennsylvania University. Using his great skills he attained from the Wharton school of business, Peter has contributed a lot towards the success of the Fortress Group. Before joining Fortress Group peter had also worked for Goldman, Sachs & co., for about 15 years where he gained a lot of experiences in investment field. He has also volunteered in a non-profitable organization where he was also able to assist thousands of startup companies by arming them with useful management strategies.
In the year 2009, Fortress had realized Peter Briger’s management skills and they decided to allocate him the responsibilities of company’s chairman. However, Peter had made a lot of improvements while serving other roles in the company and the company requested him to go on running those operations despite being the chairman. Under his leadership, he was able to take the company to another level by expanding its market from America to other parts of the world. The determined expert investor has also played various roles in building the society around him. Being a humanitarian, Peter has contributed a lot of funds to startup companies in the community. Peter Briger and his partners recently signed a deal with Soft Bank which is interested in buying the company. While asked about his point of view about the move by Fortress Investment Group, Peter pointed out that this was a great opportunity for Fortress to expand its global market.