Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 10, 2017

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

United States Virgin Islands
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

36C Strand Street
Christiansted, United States Virgin Islands 00820
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)

(340) 692-1055
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

(c)     Appointment of Certain Officers

On May 10, 2017, Altisource Asset Management Corporation (“AAMC” or the “Company”) appointed Rene Dittrich, age 45, as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Dittrich will also serve as the Chief Accounting Officer of Altisource Residential Corporation.

Prior to joining AAMC, Mr. Dittrich held several positions at Credit Suisse in Zurich, Switzerland, New York, NY and Raleigh, NC over a 19-year career. Most recently, from 2011 through April 2017, Mr. Dittrich led the U.S. accounting function for Credit Suisse and also acted as the Site Lead for the finance group in Credit Suisse’s North Carolina Corporate Center. In this role, Mr. Dittrich focused on financial reporting, regulatory reporting, accounting policy and tax. Prior to 2011, Mr. Dittrich also served as, among other things, Chief Operating Officer for the Regional Controller with oversight for Credit Suisse’s locations in Brazil, Mexico, the Bahamas and Canada and as Vice President of Budgeting and Strategic Planning. Mr. Dittrich is a licensed CPA and has a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Business from Zurich University, Switzerland.

There are no family relationships among Mr. Dittrich and any of the Company's directors and executive officers.

(e)  Compensatory Arrangements

Pursuant to his employment arrangement, Mr. Dittrich will receive, among other things, (i) a base salary of $260,000, (ii) a target incentive bonus opportunity of $140,000, dependent on performance, and (iii) standard relocation costs and benefits.


Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Altisource Asset Management Corporation
May 15, 2017
/s/ Stephen H. Gray
Stephen H. Gray
General Counsel and Secretary