Peter Hoffman started last week as a director in ABS origination at Merrill Lynch, reporting to group head Ted Breck. Hoffman joins from Fleet Securities. His responsibilities will be developing asset based finance and securitizations in the entertainment, sports finance and intellectual property space. Hoffman had been with Fleet for about 10 years.
Tiziana DiTullio is trading her spreadsheets for a camera. After five years on the Latin America structured finance team of Moody's Investors Service, she is off to France, where she will pursue photography. Her last day will be June 27. No word yet on a potential replacement.