William Sembo joins Lazard as Senior Advisor

Press releases — Toronto

May 29, 2019

TORONTO, May 29, 2019 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that William Sembo has been appointed as a Senior Advisor in Financial Advisory, with a focus on the energy and power industry. He will be based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

“Bill brings more than four decades of experience as a trusted advisor and a strong reputation as a thought leader in the power and energy sector,” said Brian Hanson, Chairman and CEO of Lazard Canada Investment Banking. “As the industry undergoes significant transformation, his deep market knowledge and extensive network of long-standing relationships will be a valuable addition to our growing Canada business and leading global power and energy group.”

Previously, Mr. Sembo spent 27 years at RBC Capital Markets where he held positions as Vice Chairman and a senior leader in the firm's global energy group.

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