NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST), a leading financial news and information company, announced today that financial industry veteran Jeffrey Davis has been named President, TheStreet Institutional Services. Mr. Davis will lead TheStreet's growing institutional business, including The Deal and BoardEx.
Davis brings more than 25 years of institutional markets experience to TheStreet, joining from Barclays Bank Plc in New York where he was a managing director and global head of client strategy for its institutional capital markets business. Prior to that, he was the global head of execution and advisory for the Barclays Wealth business, based in London.
"Jeff strides both Wall Street and The City in London in a way that perfectly aligns with our plans to expand BoardEx and The Deal into TheStreet's broader, global media business" said David Callaway, Chief Executive Officer of TheStreet, Inc. "His track record with clients in the world's two major financial centers is exactly what we need as we shift our strategy to focus on institutions, licensing and bulk sales." Davis will report to Callaway, effective November 1, 2016.
Regarding his appointment, Davis said, "I am excited to join the new leadership team at TheStreet; particularly to work with Dave and with Larry Kramer again after the success we had in the past. TheStreet's premium content services, together with The Deal and BoardEx offerings, present a unique opportunity to expand our presence in the institutional market."
Before joining Barclays, Davis spent two decades building and growing technology enabling information businesses and held a number of senior leadership roles including president and operating officer of Dow Jones Licensing, as well as general manager and executive vice-president of MarketWatch Inc. He has been recognized as a transformational diversity leader, as named by the Financial Times OutStanding 100 Global LGBT Executives in Business for 2014 & 2015.
TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST, www.t.st) is a leading financial news and information provider to investors and institutions worldwide. The Company's flagship brand, TheStreet (www.thestreet.com), is celebrating its 20th year of producing unbiased business news and market analysis for individual investors. The Company's portfolio of institutional brands includes The Deal (www.thedeal.com), which provides actionable, intraday coverage of mergers, acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control; BoardEx (www.boardex.com), a relationship mapping service of corporate directors and officers; and RateWatch (www.ratewatch.com), which supplies rate and fee data from banks and credit unions across the U.S.
Contact: Jon Kostakopoulos, TheStreet, Inc., 212-321-5561, Jon.Kostakopoulos at thestreet.com
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