SOURCE: MILLER TABAK ROBERTS SECURITIE
July 20, 2006 12:51 ET
Miller Tabak Roberts Securities Announces Promotions and Six New Hires
NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 20, 2006 -- Miller Tabak Roberts Securities, LLC has hired
six new staff members, including five salespeople and a new senior research
analyst. The firm also announced the promotions of three staff members to
senior management positions and the promotions of four professionals to
institutional sales positions.
MTR's senior promotions are as follows: John Rudd has been appointed Sales
Manager for the High Yield department, where he has worked since 1998, most
recently as a Managing Director. Mr. Rudd, who is a CFA charterholder,
previously worked at RBC Dominion Securities, where he was head of RBC's US
debt trading. Ilan Lessick, MTR's Director of Compliance, Credit &
Counterparty Risk, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Mr.
Lessick previously worked in the internal audit division of Citibank,
London and in risk management at Investec Bank Limited, where he became
risk director of their US subsidiary before joining MTR in 2003. Matthew
Dundon has been appointed Head of Research. Mr. Dundon was a lawyer at
Alston & Bird prior to joining MTR in 2003 as a senior analyst focused on
telecommunications and distressed debt.
MTR hired Marcin Varanka, formerly of Barclays Capital, and Michael Waln,
formerly of Goldman Sachs, as Vice Presidents in High Yield sales.
In Distressed and Reorganized Equity sales, MTR hired Krystyna Bialecki,
previously of IRJ Research, as Vice President.
In Emerging Markets sales, MTR hired Marino Mazzeo, previously of Maxim
Group and UBS, as First Vice President, and Juan Carlos Cano, previously of
Bank of America, as a Senior Associate.
In Research, MTR hired Marcelo Herz, formerly of Morgan Stanley, as a First
Vice President and Senior Analyst covering emerging markets.
In addition to the above, MTR is pleased to announce promotion of the
following four professionals to institutional sales: Frank Romeo and Van
Leeper in High Yield sales, Matthew Mezzancello in Regional Dealer sales,
and Michael Levine in Convertible bond sales.
All personnel noted above are based in MTR's New York headquarters, with
the exception of Mr. Cano (Miami office) and Mr. Waln (Dallas office).
About MTR Securities
MTR Securities is a globally focused fixed-income firm recognized for
providing institutional clients worldwide with independent research and
trading expertise in corporate high yield, distressed, convertible and
emerging market debt as well as distressed and reorganized equities. MTR
has grown to be one of the leading firms providing liquidity and best
execution to a broad group of customers around the world, and it is also a
leading market-maker to broker-dealers throughout the United States. MTR
is headquartered in New York City, with branch offices in Dallas and Miami.
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