Standard Bank has announced that Ruth Mazzoni has joined Standard New York Securities as a director and head of Americas Credit and Securitisation. Mazzoni will report to Bill Dorson, head of the Americas and to Robert Van Eyden, global head of fixed income research.

Mazzoni joins the Standard Bank Group from Deutsche Bank where she was a member of the emerging markets research team, primarily covering media and telecoms and forest products and paper sectors in Latin America. Before that, she worked in debt capital markets for ING.

She has over 10 years experience covering companies throughout Latin America as a research analyst, banker and debt capital markets officer.