LONDON, 9 September 2013 – Panmure Gordon & Co., a leading institutional stockbroker and investment bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Patric Johnson as head of securities and member of the firm’s executive committee. Panmure Gordon & Co. chief executive, Phillip Wale, commented:  “I am delighted to appoint someone of Patric’s calibre and experience to this new and senior role, where he will be instrumental in further strengthening our securities division.  His revenue generation and financial markets experience will help ensure we remain relentlessly client-focused.  I look forward to his contribution to the executive committee.” Patric Johnson commented: “It’s a pleasure to join Panmure Gordon, which remains one of the City’s most renowned independent corporate finance and institutional broking houses, with a strong tradition of absolute commitment to putting the interests of its clients first.  I am looking forward to working with Phillip and the senior team to help drive the firm’s continued growth.” Prior to joining Panmure Gordon, Patric held senior positions at Evolution Group (now Investec Bank), where he was head of distribution and member of the Evolution Securities board; at ICAP equities, where he was chief operating officer for Europe & Asia; and Archipelago Europe Ltd, where he was director of sales.  He remains on the board of Match Capital as a non-executive director and on the advisory board of London Commodity Brokers.