Citi has announced that Ethan Topper will join the Firm as Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Banking. He will be based in Palo Alto and report to Ben Druskin and Mark Shafir, Co-Heads of Global Technology Media & Telecom Banking.
Jefferies has announced the addition of Michael Old, who joins as a Managing Director in Real Estate Investment Banking. He will be based in the firm’s London office.
Macquarie Group and Macquarie Bank Chairman, Kevin McCann, have announced the appointment of Ms Diane Grady to the Macquarie Group Limited Board and the Macquarie Bank Limited Board as an independent non-executive director. The appointments will be effective on 19 May 2011.
State Street Corporation has announced that Charles (Charley) Cooper has joined the company as senior managing director of State Street’s eExchange derivatives program.
Piper Jaffray has announced the hiring of two senior research analysts to expand it health care research team. Brooks West, principal, will provide coverage on medical device companies, and Kevin Ellich, principal, will provide coverage on health care services companies. West and Ellich have over 15 and 10 years, respectively, of industry and related experience. They will be based in Minneapolis, covering a select list of small-, mid- and large-cap companies.
Raymond James Financial (NYSE-RJF) CEO Paul Reilly has announced that Jamie Augustine will succeed Van Sayler as the head of Raymond James’ Fixed Income department.
Baird, an employee-owned, international capital markets, wealth management, private equity and asset management firm, has announced that it has added John Piemonte, Vice President, to its Public Finance investment banking team in Naperville, Ill.
Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. announced that Tom Barry has joined the firm’s Healthcare Investment Banking group as a managing director in its New York City office. Prior to joining Morgan Keegan, Barry was a managing director and member of the executive committee at Cain Brothers.
MetLife, Inc. has announced that its board of directors has appointed Steven J. Goulart as executive vice president and chief investment officer (CIO), effective May 1, 2011.
The Islamic Bank of Asia (IB Asia) has announced the appointment of Toby O’Connor, 45, as its Chief Executive Officer.