Dominion Bond Rating Service appointed Darren Davies as a senior vice president in the agency's North American structured finance marketing team, where he will focus on developing relationships in the RMBS and ABS sectors in the U.S., covering issuers, bankers, and investors. In his new role Davies will report to Managing Director and head of North American structured finance marketing Andrew Jones.
Broker-dealer Guggenheim Capital Markets has hired Tom Mykityshyn, previously from Calyon Securities, as managing director in sales. At Calyon, Mykityshyn was responsible for structured credit sales. Prior to Calyon, Mykityshyn was at Toronto Dominion Bank in a similar role. Bob Shayegani was also hired as vice president focusing on structured finance research, including ABS, RMBS, CMBS, aircraft and CDOs. Shayegani joins Guggenheim from his own consulting firm where, among other things, he provided buy and sell recommendations to institutional clients concentrating on leveraged and distressed debt in various sectors including commercial & residential real estate.