Mizuho Americas today announced that Susan Gilbertson has been named Director of US Equity Research for Mizuho Securities USA. In this role, she will be responsible for driving the quality of the research product and managing the continued growth of the firm’s coverage universe. She will report to Matthew DeSalvo, Head of Equities.
Gilbertson has more than 20 years of management experience in equity research. She most recently served as deputy global head of equity research at Jefferies.
“We are excited to have Susan lead our US Research effort, whose influence is gaining recognition in the industry and mindshare among clients,” said DeSalvo. “Her ability to leverage technology and research best practices will be supplemented by a firm with resources in 40 countries, deep relationships with corporates and investors and a top-rated Japan research team. I am confident Susan will help create products that are valuable, distinct and exclusively Mizuho.”
Gilbertson is a graduate of the Andersen Graduate School of Management at UCLA and The City University, London, England, U.K.