June 20, 2005

Deutsche Bank adds Brett Burns to lead Northeast Institutional Equity

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. today announced that it has hired Brett Burns as a Managing Director within the Global Markets division. He will be responsible for managing the firm's Northeast Institutional Equities Sales Group. Burns will be based in Boston and will report to David Manlowe and Robert Karofsky, Americas Co-Heads of Cash Equities.
"Brett's proven record of accomplishments and his long-standing relationships with clients will be a marvelous addition to our existing U.S. cash equities team," said Manlowe. "Adding well-known industry players like Brett will further enhance our equities business."

Burns joins Deutsche Bank from Thomas Weisel Partners where he was a Partner in Institutional Equity Sales. Prior to that, he was a Director at UBS Securities in the U.S. Equities Division of the Institutional Sales Group. Burns also held positions at Chase Manhattan in the Private Client Service division. Burns earned his BA from Boston College and MBA from New York University.


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