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Job Bank – week of Sept. 14

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The following are job changes within the financial industry during the tumultuous week of Sept. 14, linked where possible to profiles on LinkedIn.

EVERCORE PARTNERS INC
Boutique investment bank Evercore said Jed Sherwindt has joined the firm’s advisory business as a Senior Managing Director. Sherwindt joins from Citigroup where he led the bank’s software investment banking. At Citigroup, he advised on deals including PeopleSoft in its sale to Oracle, IBM in its acquisition of FileNet and Ask Jeeves in its sale to IAC.

BLACKSTONE GROUP
The investment and advisory firm said Jay Light, the dean of Harvard Business School, has joined the company’s board. Light joined the Harvard Business School faculty in 1970 and taught MBA students Investment Management, Capital Markets, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Negotiating Ventures.

LONDON ASIA CHINESE PRIVATE EQUITY FUND LTD
The investment company appointed Richard Battey as a nonexecutive director, effective Sept. 17. Battey most recently worked as a consultant of a company involved in the exploration and production of oil and gas in Georgia and Kazakhstan.

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