This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, of Vlaad & Co.:
Merrill Lynch promoted Toronto-based Gold Analyst, Mike Jalonen to Head its Global Mining Research team, replacing Vicky Binns who left in January to Head up BHP Billiton`s Commodities Research Group out of Singapore.
Eric Munro has joined Raymond James in Toronto as a Sales Trader to look after New York accounts. Eric was previously on TD Securities proprietary desk.
Steve Kelly joined the institutional equity sales desk at National Bank Financial. Steve was previously at Merrill Lynch.
Chris Gifford has left Allied Irish Bank’s Toronto office, where he was Vice President and Country Head, to start up Project Finance advisory firm Avira Capital.
Blackmont Capital hired former Scotia Capital Trust Analyst Chris Blake, as a Special Situations Analyst.
Derryn Shrosbree has joined CIBC World Markets, as a Senior Director in the Risk Management team. Derryn was previously with BNP Paribas in New York as a Director, Credit Trader.
Former Laurentian Securities Consumer Products Research Analyst Alka Patel has joined CN Investment Division to work in their International Equities Portfolio team as a Financial Analyst.
Mike Meligrigoris joined Brockhouse & Cooper in Montreal as a Portfolio Transition Management Analyst. Previously Mike was Manager, Asset Acquisitions for GE Capital.
Matt Gibson has joined CIBC World Markets as an Associate for the Mining Research team. Matt was previously an Alt Energy Associate at Haywood.
Robert Fine has joined Cormark Securities. Robert was previously an Analyst in the Media and Telcom group at Citigroup in Toronto.
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