Duff & Phelps Announces Senior Management
Provides estimate of first quarter 2010 revenues
April 22, 2010 05:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF), a leading independent
provider of financial advisory and investment banking services, today announced several senior management
Gerry Creagh, president of Duff & Phelps, has decided to leave the company to pursue other interests. Commenting
on Creagh’s more than 20-year career at Duff & Phelps and its predecessor companies, Noah Gottdiener, chairman
and chief executive officer, said, “Gerry has played an integral role in helping to build Duff & Phelps into a premier
global financial advisory and investment banking firm. We thank him for his years of service and wish him much
success in his future endeavors.”
As a result of this departure, the firm will simplify its management structure, with Gottdiener assuming the additional
responsibility of president. In this capacity, he will work with the firm’s executive team and business segment leaders
to ensure a continued focus on growth and ongoing cost discipline.
The company also announced the appointment of new segment leaders for each of its three reporting segments as
well as new leadership for its international operations.
l Kleon Phili, previously head of international operations for Duff & Phelps, has been named the segment leader
for the Financial Advisory segment. Phili, who has more than 22 years of valuation experience, was a
managing director with Standard and Poor’s Corporate Value Consulting group and a partner in
PricewaterhouseCooper’s Valuation group prior to joining Duff & Phelps. He has played an instrumental role
in building the firm’s business internationally and expanding its service offerings outside of the United States.
l Warren Hirschhorn, previously service leader of the company’s Portfolio Valuation business, has been named
segment leader for the Corporate Finance Consulting s