George Buzhenitsa and Natalia Smirnova appointed equity research analysts.
24 MAY 2010, Moscow – Deutsche Bank is pleased to announce two new analysts to its equity research team in Russia. George Buzhenitsa has joined the bank to cover the transport and metals & mining sectors and Natalia Smirnova will cover consumer & retail stocks. Both George and Natalia will report to Yaroslav Lissovolik, Head of Research in Russia.
Commenting on this appointment Batubay Ozkan, Head of Global Markets for Russia & CIS said: “The new appointments reflect Deutsche Bank’s commitment to further expanding its research capabilities. We are confident that these new additions to our equity research team will deepen our presence in Russia and make our product even more competitive.”
Head of Research in Russia Yaroslav Lissovolik said: “I am delighted that George and Natalia have joined our team. These new hires demonstrate our commitment to hiring highly qualified analysts to provide best in class services to our growing client base. George and Natalia will add their innovative ideas and wealth of experience to further reinforce Deutsche Bank's leading position in the Russian market.”
George Buzhenitsa joins Deutsche Bank from UniCredit Securities’ (Moscow) equity research team where he covered Russian and Kazakhstan metals & mining and the fertilizer industries for almost three years. In 2009 George was ranked #3 EMEA metals & mining analyst according to the annual Emerging EMEA Research Team survey by Institutional Investor magazine. He was previously a senior auditor at KPMG responsible for the audit of Russia’s largest natural resource companies.
Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Natalia Smirnova was an equity analyst covering the consumer & retail sectors at UniCredit Securities (Moscow) and previously covered the same sectors at Uralsib Capital. Prior to that Natalia was a financial analyst at Johnson & Johnson. She graduated from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Canada where she obtained her MBA degree.
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