Susan Gilbertson Joins Mizuho as Director of Research

May 3, 2018

New York, May 3, 2018 – Mizuho Americas today announced that Susan Gilbertson has been named Director of US Equity Research for Mizuho Securities USA. In this role, she will be responsible for driving the quality of the research product and managing the continued growth of the firm’s coverage universe.  She will report to Matthew DeSalvo, Head of Equities.

Gilbertson has more than 20 years of management experience in equity research. She most recently served as deputy global head of equity research at Jefferies.

“We are excited to have Susan lead our US Research effort, whose influence is gaining recognition in the industry and mindshare among clients,” said DeSalvo. “Her ability to leverage technology and research best practices will be supplemented by a firm with resources in 40 countries, deep relationships with corporates and investors and a top-rated Japan research team. I am confident Susan will help create products that are valuable, distinct and exclusively Mizuho.”

Gilbertson is a graduate of the Andersen Graduate School of Management at UCLA and The City University, London, England, U.K.


About Mizuho Americas

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at


Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at

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