Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, of Vlaad & Co.:
“Charles (Chuck) Winograd is retiring as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RBC Capital Markets where he has been for “the last little while”. Mark Standish is stepping in as President and Doug McGregor as Chairman. Both will be co-CEOs effective November 1st.
Lynda Gauthier, Vice President, at RBC Capital Markets has pulled out her passport and is transferring to the San Francisco office to join the Financial Services Group. Concurrently, Kyle Walker has joined the Energy Group in Toronto from the Generalist Program.
Also buying a plane ticket is Gary Littlejohn, who is leaving Desjardins Securities as an Investment Banking, Managing Director in Montreal to become President and CEO for a brokerage subsidiary of the Arab National Bank in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
At the same time, Desjardins has hired Andrew Bishop as a Managing Director, Special Situations. He was formerly with HSBC Bank Canada.
Xavier Aubut is now with the Structured Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions team at CAE Montreal. Previously he was an Associate Director for GE Real Estate.
Maxime Labrie has joined Innergex Renewable Energy as Director, Project Finance, moving from the Corporate Finance team at Quebecor Media.
Olga O’Neill, Research Analyst, Consumer Staples/Discretionary & Industrials at Natcan Investment Management is leaving to join OMERS as a Research Analyst, Global Consumer Discretionary/Staples.
David Hanna ex-National Bank Financial Banker, most recently Vice President, Corporate Finance at Kruger has joined BroadGrain Commodities as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Josh Gerstein, former Principal at ZED Financial Partners, has joined MPartners’ Banking team.
Wolverton Securities has hired Michael Starogiannis from Fraser Mackenzie as their Mining Research Analyst. He joins Diversified Industries Analyst, Darren Robinson, who made the move this summer from MGI Securities.
Roshan Thiru, former Assistant Vice President with Dominion Bond Rating Service (“DBRS”) covering Utilities and Project Finance, is joining MFC Global Investment Management as an Investment Analyst.
Bill Vlaad, email@example.com