Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Odeon Capital Group Adds Joe Gechtman, Dan Gechtman and Randy Laufman

Odeon Capital Group announced that it has added three seasoned veterans.

Joe Gechtman has been added as a managing director, leading Odeon’s California sales & trading initiative. A securities industries veteran of over 25 years, he began his career at Merrill Lynch where he ran the West region municipal bond underwriting effort. Following Merrill, he spent 10 years at Imperial Capital in their distressed sales & trading effort, followed by stints at Gleacher & Co, and Oppenheimer & Co.

Dan Gechtman has been added as a senior vice president. An eleven year veteran of the fixed income business and previously an executive at AXT, Disney and Mattel Toys. he joins Odeon from Oppenheimer & Co.

Randy Laufman has been added as a senior vice president, focusing¬† on energy, transportation among other sectors. He brings eleven years of high yield, convertible and distressed research experience to Odeon’s corporate research team. He was previously with Imperial Capital. -Business Wire