OREANDA-NEWS. June 20, 2012. Renaissance Capital, the leading emerging markets investment bank, has hired four managing directors for its Equity Products Group (EPG), serving the Firm’s distribution hubs in New York, London and Moscow.

In New York, Irena Radman has been appointed as Managing Director, Head of Distribution, North America, responsible for developing institutional equity sales. Radman, who will start work in August, joins Renaissance Capital from Citigroup, where she was EMEA Equity Research Sales Desk Head. Prior to Citigroup, Radman worked in a similar position at Morgan Stanley for six years, and before that at Societe Generale and Commerzbank.

Also in New York, Rupert Hope is joining as Managing Director, Head of Equities Strategic Client Coverage, coordinating client coverage across sales teams in Hong Kong, Moscow, Johannesburg, Istanbul, London and New York. Over a 16-year career at Deutsche Bank, Hope was Head of Asia Equity Sales (except Japan) and Head of Emerging Markets Equity Sales, among other positions.

In London, Aleksander Diklich has been hired as Managing Director, Head of International Derivatives. Diklich joins Renaissance Capital from Citigroup, where he was Director, European Equity Derivatives. Prior to Citigroup, Diklich worked in equity derivatives at Deutsche Bank.

In Moscow, Maria Shatalina has joined Renaissance Capital as Managing Director, Russia and CIS Equity Product Distribution. Shatalina, who has more than 19 years’ experience in financial services, worked at Renaissance Capital over 1997-2010, in roles covering international and domestic equity sales, and fixed income. Prior to Renaissance, Shatalina worked for Morgan Stanley in New York as an emerging markets analyst.

Yonatan Gozdanker, Head of Global Cash Equities at Renaissance Capital, said, “With these senior hires, Renaissance Capital is demonstrating a broad commitment to its clients and core geographies, ongoing investment in emerging markets products, and the Firm’s attractiveness to some of the most talented people in the industry.”