Morin Joins PSP and Canadian Imperial Hires Lauze, Vlaad Says

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (CF) hired Kevin Wright as a technology associate analyst from Macquarie Group Ltd., according to Vlaad & Co., a Toronto-based financial services recruiting firm.

Other moves noted in the “Bill’s Buzz” weekly newsletter include:

* David Morin joined Public Sector Pension Investment Board in the private equity group from Credit Suisse Group Ag in London where he was an associate.

* Massimo Voci was hired as a research analyst at Mackie Research Capital Corp. Lawrence Rhee also joined Mackie as an investment banking managing director. Both were formerly at MGI Securities Inc.

* Investment banking analyst David Bonasia joined Bastion Infrastructure Group from Canaccord.

* Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce hired Benoit Lauze to head ECM origination; investment bankers Michael Cochrane and Ryan Voegeli as co-heads of diversified industries, technology, media and telecommunications; Jason Stefanson as vice chair of investment banking; and named Jean Raymond head of Montreal investment banking in addition to his responsibilities as head of Quebec wholesale banking.

* The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. hired Paul Kamin from CIBC as a vice president and eastern Canadian business development officer.

* Cameron Davies left The Kirchner Group to join Rare Earth Salts as president and chief operating officer.

* Beacon Securities Ltd. added analyst Kuno Ryckborst, who was previously with PI Financial Corp.

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