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BlackRock has hired ex RBC Banker Marcia Moffat to head its Canadian business. Marcia was most recently the Founder & Principal of the consulting firm Compasar Solutions.

Both the CEO and CFO of Aston Hill Financial will be stepping down.

  • Current CEO and founder of Aston Hill, Eric Tremblay will be departing as of August 31st. On August 1st Peter Anderson will be taking over as an interim CEO. Peter joined Aston Hill as a Board member in 2014.

  • Larry Titley is leaving the firm effective July 31st. Derek Slemko will step in as the interim CFO, he is currently the Senior Vice President of Finance and Business Development.

  • Patrick Miller joins the Canadian Government Trading desk at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Patrick was previously an Assistant Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income at Bimcor.

    Investment Banking Director, Frank Zargar, moved from Haywood Securities to PI Financial.

    Stephen Duarte joins Access Holdings as a Private Equity Associate. Stephen was previously a Senior Analyst at AIMCo.

    Toronto based Investment Banking Analyst, Jeff Cobourn, of Credit Suisse has moved to Silicon Valley with an energy and resources focused growth equity fund, Silver Lake Kraftwerk, as an Investment Associate.

    Teacher's Private Capital welcomes Brendon Lendor-Mason as an Investment Analyst, Consumer, Retail & Healthcare. Brendon was previously an Analyst at Eventi Capital Partners.

    In Montreal, Sophy Cesar, previously Manger, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications with Argex Titanium is now Vice President at PyroGenesis Canada in a similar capacity.

    Iain Gallagher joins CIBC Mid-Market Investment Banking as Executive Director. Iain was previously a
    Vice President with KPMG Corporate Finance.

    Over in Vancouver, former National Bank Financial Investment Banking Analyst, Matt Kopman, joins the Investor Relations team at Capstone Mining Corp.