KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. – Mario Toukan has been appointed to the head of KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.’s chemical practice. KeyBanc, the corporate and investment banking arm of Cleveland-based KeyCorp. (NYSE: KEY), says it hopes Toukan’s industry insight and strategic M&A experience will help the company’s position in the chemical sector. Toukan spent 13 years as an M&A-focused banker. He also advised KeyBanc’s chemicals division for the past several years. Before his investment banking career, Toukan spent several years at a big four accounting firm.
Veritas Financial Partners – Christina Grenga has been hired as vice president, business development officer at financial services firm Veritas Financial partners. Before joining Veritas, Grenga held various positions with First Capital and NCO Financial Services. She also spent more than 10 years at J.P. Morgan Chase, where she served as regional vice president for wholesale mortgage lending.