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Howard M. Berk, Dine Brands Board of Directors


Mr. Berk has served on the Corporation’s Board of Directors since 2009. Mr. Berk is a Senior Advisor to BDT & MSD Partners and previously served as Vice Chairman and Partner of MSD Partners. He joined MSD Capital, a private investment firm, in 2002 as a Partner. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Berk was managing director of TG Capital Corp., an investment group that manages the capital of a single family and acquires and invests in both public and private companies. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Berk was with The Stenbeck Group, acquiring and managing businesses in multiple countries. Prior to that, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he worked in the principal investment area, as well as the mergers and acquisitions department.

Mr. Berk serves on the Board of Directors of White Plains Hospital and UTIMCO (The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company).

Mr. Berk holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Chair of the Compensation Committee

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The Dine Brands management team unites experienced leaders from the world’s top dining and hospitality industries under our company’s mission to deliver impactful results and growth for our teams, communities, franchisees, and stakeholders.