Robertson Stephens Appoints John Conlin as President And Chief Executive Officer

Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from Robertson Stephens, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Robertson Stephens, the leading
 full-service investment bank focused exclusively on growth companies, today
 announced the appointment of John E. Conlin as President and Chief Executive
 Officer effective immediately. Bob Emery, Chief Executive Officer and
 President, has resigned.
     "I am proud of the success, growth and accomplishments Robertson Stephens
 has achieved over the 16 years I have been part of the firm," said Emery.  "I
 am confident that with John's leadership and the quality of the team and
 culture at Robertson Stephens, the firm will continue to prosper as one of the
 finest in the investment banking and securities industry."
     "Bob has been a tremendous asset to the firm. He has been a significant
 force in shaping the firm and its culture and his leadership will be missed,"
 said Conlin.  "I have been part of this organization for two years and am
 looking forward to playing an even more important leadership role.  This firm
 is well positioned to continue the success Bob was so instrumental in
 developing."
     Emery joined Robertson Stephens in 1985 and, most recently, as CEO and
 President, guided the firm through some of its most successful years.
     Conlin joined Robertson in May 1999, with nearly two decades of industry
 experience. Prior to Robertson, he served as co-head of Credit Suisse First
 Boston's European equity business and as managing director and director of
 research.
 
     Robertson Stephens, Inc. and its international affiliates ("Robertson
 Stephens") is the leading full-service investment bank focused exclusively on
 growth companies.  The firm provides a comprehensive set of investment banking
 products and services, including equity underwriting, sales & trading,
 research, M&A advisory, convertible securities, private capital, equity
 derivatives, and corporate and executive services. Robertson Stephens, Inc. is
 a member of the NASD and all major exchanges.  Robertson Stephens has more
 than 1,400 employees worldwide with offices in San Francisco, Boston, New
 York, Palo Alto, Chicago, Atlanta, London, Munich and Tel Aviv.
 
 

SOURCE Robertson Stephens, Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Robertson Stephens, the leading
 full-service investment bank focused exclusively on growth companies, today
 announced the appointment of John E. Conlin as President and Chief Executive
 Officer effective immediately. Bob Emery, Chief Executive Officer and
 President, has resigned.
     "I am proud of the success, growth and accomplishments Robertson Stephens
 has achieved over the 16 years I have been part of the firm," said Emery.  "I
 am confident that with John's leadership and the quality of the team and
 culture at Robertson Stephens, the firm will continue to prosper as one of the
 finest in the investment banking and securities industry."
     "Bob has been a tremendous asset to the firm. He has been a significant
 force in shaping the firm and its culture and his leadership will be missed,"
 said Conlin.  "I have been part of this organization for two years and am
 looking forward to playing an even more important leadership role.  This firm
 is well positioned to continue the success Bob was so instrumental in
 developing."
     Emery joined Robertson Stephens in 1985 and, most recently, as CEO and
 President, guided the firm through some of its most successful years.
     Conlin joined Robertson in May 1999, with nearly two decades of industry
 experience. Prior to Robertson, he served as co-head of Credit Suisse First
 Boston's European equity business and as managing director and director of
 research.
 
     Robertson Stephens, Inc. and its international affiliates ("Robertson
 Stephens") is the leading full-service investment bank focused exclusively on
 growth companies.  The firm provides a comprehensive set of investment banking
 products and services, including equity underwriting, sales & trading,
 research, M&A advisory, convertible securities, private capital, equity
 derivatives, and corporate and executive services. Robertson Stephens, Inc. is
 a member of the NASD and all major exchanges.  Robertson Stephens has more
 than 1,400 employees worldwide with offices in San Francisco, Boston, New
 York, Palo Alto, Chicago, Atlanta, London, Munich and Tel Aviv.
 
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