Alexandra Deignan joins Lazard as Head of Investor Relations

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December 06, 2017

NEW YORK, December 6, 2017 – Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Alexandra Deignan has joined the firm as Head of Investor Relations, effective immediately. Based in New York, Ms. Deignan will oversee the firm’s investor relations activities with Evan Russo, Chief Financial Officer.

Ms. Deignan has more than 20 years of experience in investor relations and investment banking. Prior to joining Lazard, Ms. Deignan served as Vice President, Investor Relations for Schnitzer Steel Industries from 2010 to 2017. She served as Director of Investor Relations for Curtiss-Wright from 2003 to 2010. Previously, she worked in the investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney, from 1998 to 2002. She began her career at Daniel J. Edelman in 1993.

Ms. Deignan received a Bachelor of Journalism from University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from New York University. She has served as a Board member of the National Investor Relations Institute’s New York chapter since 2016.

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