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As part of a reorganization of senior management, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. promoted Andrew Senchak '69 from vice-chairman and director of corporate finance to president. He joins John Duffy, chairman and CEO, and Thomas Michaud, vice chairman and COO, in the new Office of the Chairman. These and other appointments were made in response to the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center, when 67 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods employees were lost including Eric R. (Rick) Thorpe '89.

A member of the firm's investment banking department since 1985, Senchak worked primarily on mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, and restructurings. An economics and business graduate, he received a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. Prior to joining Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, he taught economics at Rutgers University.

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods is an investment bank and brokerage firm that specializes in financial services and is 100 percent employee-owned. Since Sept. 11, trading operations have been based in its Hartford and Boston offices.

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