Mr. Armen Panossian is a Chairman, Chief Executive & Investment Officer at Oaktree Strategic Income II, Inc., a Chief Executive & Investment Officer at Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp., at Oaktree Strategic Income Corp., a Head of Performing Credit & Portfolio Manager at Oaktree Capital Management LP, a Member at The Phi Beta Kappa Society and a Member at The State Bar of California. Mr. Panossian responsibilities at Oaktree Capital include oversight of the firm’s performing credit activities including the senior loan, high yield bond, convertibles, structured credit, emerging markets debt, mezzanine and direct-lending strategies. Mr. Panossian joined Oaktree in 2007 as a senior member of its Distressed Debt investment team. In January 2014, he joined the U.S. Senior Loan team to assume co-portfolio management responsibilities and lead the development of Oaktree’s CLO business.
He joined Oaktree from Pequot Capital Management, where he worked on their distressed debt strategy.
Mr. Panossian received a B.A. degree in economics with honors and distinction from Stanford University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Panossian then went on to receive an M.S. degree in health services research from Stanford Medical School and J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.