Sound Royalties Taps Bizenov as President

Music industry specialty finance firm Sound Royalties named seasoned executive Michael Bizenov as the company’s new president.

First Bank Names Seifert to Succeed Lathe as President

Tim Lathe will retire next year as CEO of FB Corporation, the holding company of First Bank, and will be succeeded by current COO, Shelley Seifert.

Crédit Agricole Names Zafar Head of Sales and Global Markets Division

Kashif Zafar joined Crédit Agricole CIB as head of Sales for the Americas and deputy head of the Global Markets Division for the Americas.

H.I.G. Hires Kretzman to Head Capital Markets for NA Private Equity Funds

Matthew Kretzman joined H.I.G. Capital’s New York office as managing director responsible for capital markets and execution across the North American private equity portfolio.

First Foundation Adds Regional Manager of LA Commercial Banking

First Foundation Bank appointed Syeda Hashmi as SVP, regional commercial banking manager of the Los Angeles region and Edward Lee as vice president, branch manager of the Westwood location.

Warner Bros. Exec Joins Union Bank as Head of Digital Banking

Julie Demarigny has joined Union Bank as head of Digital Banking. Demarigny is responsible for leading digital strategies for both Union Bank and PurePoint and for growing the overall digital banking business.

First National Bank Hires Mitchell to Lead Capital Markets

First National Bank hired D. Bryant Mitchell to lead its capital markets division. The bank has updated its leadership team to provide greater market coverage and added a Metro Commercial Banking Division.

Wells Fargo Securities Head of Municipal Research to Retire

Natalie Cohen, head of Wells Fargo Securities’ s Municipal Research, will retire after eight years of service.

Farmers & Merchants Taps Eller as President and CEO

Lars B. Eller has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Farmers & Merchants Bank. F&M formed a search committee in May of this year to retain a successor to Paul Siebenmorgen, the current president and CEO, as he approaches retirement.

TCF Middle Market Hires Morsman as Senior Portfolio Manager

TCF Middle Market, a division of TCF National Bank, hired Jeff Morsman as senior portfolio manager.