Lodewijk de Vink joins Guggenheim Securities as Senior Advisor in Healthcare

NEW YORK, June 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that Lodewijk de Vink has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor.

"Lodewijk is a proven industry leader with a wealth of management and advisory experience,” said Alan Schwartz, Executive Chairman of Guggenheim Partners and Chairman of Guggenheim Securities. “His unique perspective and deep industry expertise will be highly additive to our healthcare franchise.”

Mr. de Vink added, “I am very honored to be playing an advisory role in Guggenheim’s healthcare endeavors.”

Mr. de Vink is an internationally known leader in the pharmaceutical industry, retiring from Warner Lambert in June 2000 after spending 12 years with the company and last serving as Chairman, President, and CEO. Prior to Warner Lambert, he spent 20 years with Schering-Plough, rising to President of Schering International. Post-retirement, Mr. de Vink served as a Founding Partner and Senior Advisor for Blackstone Health Care Partners.

Mr. de Vink graduated from Nijenrode, The Netherlands School of Business. He also holds a B.B.A. from Washburn University and an MBA from American University.

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1 Assets under management as of 03.31.2016 and include consulting services for clients whose assets are valued at approximately $56 billion.

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Source:Guggenheim Securities