Tim Wielechowski joins Lazard as Managing Director

Press releases — New York, Minneapolis

December 12, 2019

NEW YORK & MINNEAPOLIS--December 12, 2019--Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Tim Wielechowski has joined Lazard’s Middle Market Consumer, Food & Retail (CFR) group as Managing Director. He is based in Charlotte.

Mr. Wielechowski has more than two decades of experience advising middle market private and public companies in the consumer products, retail, and restaurant sectors.

“Tim is a seasoned consumer banker and well-regarded M&A professional. He has been a part of the Charlotte community for more than 15 years and is a great cultural fit for us,” said David Iverson, Managing Director & Consumer, Food & Retail Group Head. “We are thrilled to have Tim join our group and look forward to him being an important part of our growth.”

Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Wielechowski was a Managing Director and led the middle market consumer and retail M&A effort at Wells Fargo Securities. Earlier in his career, he worked in the Equity Private Placements Group at Deutsche Bank Securities and practiced corporate law at Kirkland & Ellis.

Lazard's Middle Market Advisory practice provides financial and strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity recapitalizations, and financial restructurings to mid-sized companies through Lazard Middle Market LLC, a subsidiary of Lazard. Our senior professionals bring deep sector expertise and relationships with CEOs and board members, while leveraging the global resources of Lazard. For more information, please visit www.lazardmm.com.

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