NEW YORK – Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Katie Bayne will join the firm as a Senior Advisor.
Ms. Bayne is a successful senior executive with decades of global experience managing industry-leading consumer brands. Most recently, she founded and serves as President of Bayne Advisors, a strategic consulting and advisory firm. Prior to Bayne Advisors, Ms. Bayne spent over two decades at The Coca-Cola Company where she held multiple leadership positions including President of North America Brands and Chief Marketing Officer for North America. She currently serves as a Board member of the Ascena Retail Group and the Honest Company.
“Katie is an important addition to our business,” said Mark Van Lith, Co-CEO of Guggenheim Securities. “Over her distinguished career, she has helped build global iconic brands. We look forward to her contributions in broadening our relationships, finding new consumer and industry growth opportunities, as well her insights and advice as Guggenheim Securities continues to grow and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse and innovative workforce.”
“I am honored and energized to be working with Co-Chairman of Securities Alan Schwartz, Mark, and the whole Guggenheim team. It is critical we continue to develop a path to sustainable value generation, in service to our partners,” said Ms. Bayne.
Ms. Bayne received her M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where she serves on the Board of Visitors. She also received her B.A. from Duke University.
About Guggenheim Securities
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About Guggenheim Partners
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with more than $265 billion1 in assets under management. Across our three primary businesses of investment management, investment banking, and insurance services, we have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions. With over 2,400 professionals based in offices around the world, our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with excellence and integrity. We invite you to learn more about our expertise and values by visiting GuggenheimPartners.com and following us on Twitter at twitter.com/guggenheimptnrs.
1Assets under management are as of 12.31.2018 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $67bn.