John Sheldon, formerly of Lazard Ltd., has joined Peter J. Solomon Co. as managing director with responsibility for leading and expanding its consumer products practice. A 27-year veteran in the field of mergers and acquisitions, he was co-head of the global consumer products practice of J.P. Morgan and focused on large privately held firms during a tenure at Goldman Sachs. He reports to Kenneth Berliner, president of the firm, which has added 10 senior bankers in areas including retail and restructuring in the last six months.
This story first appeared in the July 16, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.