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William Drewry to join UBS as Managing Director in its Global Media Banking Sector
UBS announced today that William Drewry has agreed to join as a Managing Director in the Media Investment Banking Sector. Mr. Drewry will be based in Atlanta and will report to Navid Mahmoodzadegan, Global Head of Media Investment Banking.
Mr. Drewry, 43, will join UBS from Credit Suisse where he was a Managing Director and Global Head of Media Research. He joined Credit Suisse from PaineWebber in 1998. Mr. Drewry has been a top-rated analyst in Institutional Investor's rankings in each of the past ten years. He was awarded the #2 analyst position for media and entertainment in 2006.
"I'm very excited that Bill has agreed to join UBS," said Navid Mahmoodzadegan. "As a top-ranked media analyst, Bill has deep knowledge of the sector and strong relationships throughout the industry. We look forward to the value he will add to the team."
Mr. Drewry earned his BA in history from Old Dominion University.
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New York, March, 6, 2007