From: [redacted at houston based investment firm]
Sent: Monday, February 10, 2014 12:40 PM
Subject: Hiring Priority
We have been fortunate to attract and hire some outstanding people in the last year. We have integrated these people into areas where we had substantial needs, and we are starting to look toward the future. Now, we are beginning to search for the “next generation” of leaders for [redacted] Investments.
The first, and primary, hire that we are going to focus on in this area is to find someone who will work directly with me. They will learn our business from the ground up with me as their primary coach. Strong preference would be a football player who has played at a high level, but any former athlete who is very competitive will be considered.
Houston Based Money Manager Seeks Protégé With At Least Three Super Bowl Rings, Would Train The Right Candidate With Only OneBy Bess Levin
Chairman Phillip Hampton will lead a search for a CEO successor and will consider both internal and external candidates, the bank said. It may be difficult to find a replacement given the political interference in how it is run, said Crispin Odey, whose London-based Odey Asset Management LLP oversees $9.5 billion. “The real problem for the government is that they’ve made the job look so unattractive that I can’t imagine who they are going to fill it with,” said Odey, who said he sold his RBS shares because of government meddling in the bank. [Bloomberg, earlier]
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Job Type: Full Time
Years of Experience: 2-5 Years
Degree Required: Bachelors
Industry: Finance & Investment
Job Function: Investment Banking & Advisory
Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC (MWAG) seeks an experienced Executive Assistant, who will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The Executive Assistant is able to handle a wide array or tasks and responsibilities, with little or no supervision. The candidate must have attention to detail, be extremely well-organized, prioritize effectively, and thrive in a small company environment, where team members are able to perform multiple functions.