NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. ("Oppenheimer") today announced its appointment of longtime compliance professional, Doug Siegel, as Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer of the Oppenheimer Companies. Siegel will lead Oppenheimer's compliance team and manage the firm's regulatory and reputational risk.
Siegel's extensive compliance and wealth management experience spans nearly three decades with key roles at firms including Smith Barney and UBS and their respective predecessor firms. Most recently, Siegel served as the Head of Wealth Management Compliance for UBS Americas Group.
"I am proud to be leading the team of professionals at Oppenheimer dedicated to compliance," said Siegel. "The firm is moving forward and I am excited to further enhance its overall compliance program."
Siegel graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's in finance and holds numerous licenses. An active participant in the industry, Siegel is a member of SIFMA's Compliance and Regulatory Policy Committee.
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (Oppenheimer), a principal subsidiary of Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. (OPY on the New York Stock Exchange), and its affiliates provide a full range of wealth management, securities brokerage and investment banking services to high-net-worth individuals, families, corporate executives, local governments, businesses and institutions. Certain statements in this release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, as discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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