Ladenburg Thalmann Appoints Oksana Poznak Vice President, Strategic Relationships

Sep 10, 2015, 10:00 ET from Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc.

MIAMI, Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) ("Ladenburg"), a publicly-traded diversified financial services company, announced today it has appointed Oksana Poznak to the position of Vice President, Strategic Relationships. Ms. Poznak is based in Ladenburg's New York City office and reports to Carly Maher, Senior Vice President, Products and Services Management.

"In this newly created position, Oksana will work with Carly to spearhead the firm's relationship management function, specifically handling the day-to-day management of Ladenburg's strategic relationships with the investment firms and insurance firms who are our key product sponsors," said Adam Malamed, Chief Operating Officer. "Oksana will also work with our internal product teams to leverage existing internal and external relationships within our network. Her addition is an integral component of our efforts to build an enterprise relationship management platform that spans all product and service lines."

Prior to joining Ladenburg, Ms. Poznak was a Vice President, Partner Relations at AIG Advisor Group, where she was part of the strategic relationship team that oversaw the development and execution of business strategy for strategic partner firms and wealth management strategists. During her tenure, she led AIG Advisor Group's Investment Advisory Third Party Money Managers Department into an enterprise-focused unit and increased strategic partner visibility across a network of 6,500 independent financial advisors.

Ms. Maher added: "Oksana brings to Ladenburg a wealth of industry experience, including deep relationships across product lines and demonstrated success growing and managing strategic relationships at a networked broker-dealer. Her experience will be a tremendous asset to our team, and we are delighted to welcome her to the Ladenburg family."

About Ladenburg Thalmann

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS, LTS PrA) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg's subsidiaries include industry-leading independent broker-dealer firms Securities America, Inc., Triad Advisors, Inc., Securities Service Network, Inc., Investacorp, Inc. and KMS Financial Services, Inc. as well as Premier Trust, Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management Inc., Highland Capital Brokerage, Inc., a leading independent life insurance brokerage company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for 135 years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit

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