Dean Christiansen resigned as president of SPE administrator Lord Securities Corp. last week. He had been with the firm since 2000. Peter Sorensen, Lord's principal owner, will reassume the role of president, with senior vice president and CFO Benjamin Abedine assuming operational responsibilities of the company. Additionally, Vice President Orlando Figueroa takes over the company's new business development, and continues as Lord's senior officer overseeing all corporate governance activities, including transaction underwriting and offshore domicile assignments.
Christina Saber recently jumped to law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel from Mayer, Brown Rowe & Maw. In her new position, Saber will work in the firm's CDO business, with a focus on collateralized fund obligations and synthetics. She will report to Paul Watterson, a partner with the firm.