Gabriels Joins Lazard


Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ) has hired Wouter Gabriels as a managing director in Investment Banking in Europe, effective Sept. 1, 2008. Gabriels was the President of the Chancery and Chief of Staff of Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt's Office in Belgium. He will work primarily out of France and Belgium, and will focus on European and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. www.lazard.com