Richard P. Durham


Richard P. Durham is the founder of Aries Capital Partners. Prior to forming Aries Capital Partners in June 2007, Rick was a general partner at Peterson Partners. Prior to his time at Peterson Partners, Rick was the Chairman and CEO of Pliant Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic films and flexible packaging products with annual revenues of approximately $1 billion. During his tenure at Pliant, annual revenues were tripled and annual cash flow was quintupled. Prior to Pliant Corporation, Rick spent his early career at Huntsman Corporation, where he held several positions including Co-President and Chief Financial Officer and member of the board of directors. Rick is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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I have worked with hundreds of America’s best leaders – maybe thousands. None would rank ahead of Rick Durham, who is a superb leader, extremely capable financier and a brilliant motivating executive. I would place him number one on my team anywhere or any place.

-Jon M. Huntsman

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