Sam Pilcer recently started as a managing director in the conduit group at Credit Lyonnais. On Aug. 1, Pilcer left his position as an MD in the asset-backed CP group at Moody's Investor Service, where he had worked for more than 10 years (see ASR 7/28/03). In his new position, he reports to the company's U.S. securitization chief David Fink.
Research veteran Inna Koren has joined Barclays as a director in the ABS research group. In her new position, she will focus on mortgage-related ABS sectors, reporting to Mark Pibl, head of ABS and investment-grade research. Koren had worked in the mortgage research group at Wachovia Securities since 2001. Prior to her stint at Wachovia, she worked at Prudential Securities for 11 years.