Mizuho Americas appoints Bill Featherston as Managing Director and Head of Research
Mizuho Americas today announced the hiring of Bill Featherston as Managing Director and Head of Americas Research. He will report to Darlene Pasquill, Head of Equity Division, Mizuho Americas.
Mr Featherston brings nearly 30 years of experience in equity research to Mizuho, most recently serving as Americas Director of Securities Research at Credit Suisse. Prior to that, he spent 17 years in Equity Research at UBS as an Oil & Gas Exploration & Production and integrated oil analyst where he was regularly named to Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team.
“Bill is a proven leader with a track record in managing people and developing differentiated content,” said Pasquill. “We are excited for Bill to join and look forward to seeing his positive impact and growth on our franchise.”
Mr Featherston holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University.