Canaccord Financial has named Philip Evershed as the global head of investment banking at Canaccord Genuity.
Evershed will be responsible for setting the strategic priorities for the company’s investment banking practice, and for integrating global operations to foster further cross border collaboration.
“Evershed will play a significant role in developing further cross-border activities,” says Paul Reynolds, president and CEO of Canaccord Financial.
He joined Canaccord Genuity as managing director and head of investment banking in 2010, when the Company acquired Genuity Capital Markets. At Genuity, he was co-founder and head of investment banking as well.
Before co-founding Genuity, He spent 14 years at CIBC World Markets, most recently as co-head of investment banking and head of mergers and acquisitions. Before that, he was chief of staff to the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada.
Earlier this month Canaccord also appointed Alexis de Rosnay as CEO of its UK and Europe operations, and Peter O’Malley as CEO of its Asia operations. And in the past year, Matt Gaasenbeek was named as President of the company’s canadian capital markets operations.