Chuo-ku, Japan (PressExposure) September 11, 2013 -- Today Director and Co-founder at Harver Group Koji Masuto, announced that Steven Vaughan will be taking over as Senior Analyst. Mr. Vaughan will be replacing Michael Jones, who is retiring at the end of the year after 7 years of loyal service to Harver Group.
"Michael Jones has performed an indispensable role during what has been an extremely volatile period in our industry. During that period our firm has developed and grown substantially, no doubt assisted by his tireless work ethic and deep commitment to the firm. I will be sad to see him go, but I am confident that his replacement will fully meet our expectations and fill the gap that Mr. Jones will leave," said Director and Co-founder Mr. Koji Masuto, "His replacement, Mr. Vaughan is an industry veteran with over 15 years' experience in short and long term trading, commodities trading, and investment banking. This experience will be indispensable in monetizing opportunities in the future."
"Having spent many hours working next to Michael Jones, I know that his contributions have been invaluable to the progress and growth that we have made here over the last 7 years. We all thank him for his enduring dedication and incredible standard of work," said Peter Anderson, Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions, "I am looking forward to working with our new analyst Mr. Vaughan. I am sure that his varied experience will play a vital role here at Harver Group in the future."
Mr. Steven Vaughan received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth University in New Hampshire in business studies with concentrations in finance and management; he continued to study at Ivy League schools in New York City, Columbia where he earned his MBA. Mr. Vaughan then spent nine years trading in non-ferrous and precious metals before he began working for a private investment bank. Mr. Vaughan is married with two kids who will all be relocating to Tokyo.