Los Angeles-based Wedbush Securities Inc, a provider of private and institutional brokerage in the US, has announced the appointment of Natalie A. Svider as the new Vice President of its public relations department.
In her new capacity, Ms. Svider will help develop the public relations practices for the company, and maintain ties with domestic and international partners within the financial services industry.
Natalie has extensive experience leading public relations activities in high-performing global organizations through significant change and business cycles. Her career encompasses other senior roles in media relationships including Senior Account Supervisor with global public relations firm Ruder Finn, where she worked with both private and publically held companies on the agency’s roster.
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Earlier in her career, Natalie served as an Executive Assistant to the Head of Television Publicity at Warner Bros. Before joining Wedbush Securities, Natalie was operating her own consultancy firm where she represented clients in a variety of sectors. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio TV Broadcasting from California State University.
Founded in 1955, Wedbush Securities provides futures execution and clearing services to the world’s major futures exchanges, supporting a variety of clients, including non-clearing FCMs, introducing brokers, professional traders and institutions.
Announcing the appointment, Sarah Gosler, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing, said: “Natalie has the exact pedigree and sensibility we need to take our public relations activities to the next level within the financial services industry. I have no doubt she will be a stellar addition to the team and greatly look forward to working with her on driving PR strategy here at the Wedbush.”
Speaking about her appointment, Ms. Svider commented: “It is an honor to be a joining Wedbush Securities, I am thrilled to work with the talented marketing team, to create and execute programs that will showcase the Wedbush brand, executives, and suite of services.”