OTR Global

August 10, 2012 11:08 ET

OTR Global's Director of Global Research to Appear on CNBC's "Fast Money"

PURCHASE, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 10, 2012) - OTR Global LLC (OTR®) -- OTR's Director of Global Research, Jon Gates will join CNBC "Fast Money" host Melissa Lee on Monday, August 13, at 5 p.m. EDT to discuss channel checks and companies on his radar. Lee anchors a fast-paced discussion among four professional Wall Street traders, who discuss investment strategies and debate calls on stocks or sectors. Jon is pleased to return to "Fast Money" as a repeat guest, his most recent appearance was discussing OTR's read on Whole Foods.

"We've spent almost 20 years developing our methodology and networks of supply chain professionals around the world," said Jon Gates. "The relevance of channel checks on the investment process has become important due to the increasing complexity and global nature of supply chains. I'm looking forward to discussing OTR's approach with Melissa and her co-hosts."

Jon is a founding member of OTR. He developed OTR's industrial research team and initiated the firm's international expansion, covering capital equipment, manufacturing, logistics and crop genetics, among other industries. He later directed the OTR Enterprise Technology Group during the Internet boom. Prior to that, Jon worked for RCM Capital Management as a Heavy Industry senior reporter. He is the published author of four nonfiction works based on historical research and international studies.

About OTR
OTR is a leading investment research and agency-trading boutique with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The recognized leader in marketplace research, OTR pioneered its channel-checking methodology by developing a comprehensive base of industry sources and an in-depth understanding of complex, global product supply chains and distribution channels. OTR's unique approach relies on journalistic principles and is applied by the firm's more than 130 research personnel located in more than 18 countries.

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