Lazard Appoints Pigasse Global Head of Banking/Deputy CEO of Financial Advisory

Advisory firm Lazard appointed Matthieu Pigasse, the current global head of M&A, chairman and CEO of France, and global head of Sovereign Advisory, to global head of Banking and deputy CEO of Financial Advisory.

GE Capital Vet Brandt Joins Gordon Brothers as COO

Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring, and investment firm, appointed Michael Brandt its new chief operating officer

Axiom Bank Appoints Firios VP/Commercial Relationship Manager

Axiom Bank named Van Firios vice president, commercial relationship manager. In this role, Firios will develop commercial relationships and drive revenue growth.

Ziegler Elects David to Board of Directors

Specialty investment bank Ziegler elected its chief operating officer Angelique A. David to its board of directors.

Cadence Re-Elects Two Directors, Elects One Director to Board

Cadence Bancorporation re-elected two Class II directors and elected one new Class II director at its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at the Westin Galleria in Houston.

WFCF Promotes Morron, Pfeiffer to Lead Channel Finance Division

Wells Fargo Capital Finance promoted Jack Morrone to division manager and Daniel Pfeiffer to head of Business Development in order to lead the bank’s Channel Finance division.

Crestmark Hires Ryan as VP/Sr. Underwriter in East Division

Crestmark brought on board John Ryan as vice president, senior underwriter for the East Division. Based in Troy, he will report to Senior Vice President, East Division Underwriting Manager John Trendell.

BlueVine Names Herman Man Chief Product Officer

Online lender BlueVine named Silicon Valley technology and engineering veteran, Herman Man, its chief product officer. Man will focus on developing the next generation of BlueVine products.

Dwight Joins Sunwest Bank as Chief Marketing Officer

Sunwest Bank hired Dwight Flenniken III as its new chief marketing officer. The hiring will support Sunwest Bank’s planned expansion and growth throughout its four current states and beyond.