Scott Van Bergh joined Wells Fargo Securities as vice chairman in the Energy & Power Investment Banking group. He will provide advice and guidance to customers within the energy sector, with a particular emphasis on upstream oil and gas clients. He is based in New York and reports jointly to John Hudson and Kristin Lesher, co-heads of the Investment Banking Coverage group.

“With more than three decades of experience in the oil and gas sector, Scott is a great addition to our energy and power investment banking platform,” said Hudson. “His strong industry relationships, as well as his deep knowledge of the sector, reaffirms our commitment to providing clients with trusted advice and world-class, strategic content.”

Before joining Wells Fargo, Van Bergh held a number of senior leadership positions across the investment banking industry, most recently serving as vice chairman of Energy Investment Banking coverage for Deutsche Bank. Previously, he spent nearly 15 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, serving as the head of the Global Energy Investment Banking before becoming a vice chairman. He also was head of the energy investment banking practices of Citibank (formerly Salomon Brothers) and PaineWebber.