Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. said on Thursday that it has named Jose M. Amador as a managing director. In his new position, Amador will head the firm’s Latin American investment banking coverage. Amador, who will be based in TPH’s Houston office, joins the company from Scotia Waterous, the oil and gas division of Scotiabank.
Houston – Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH) announced today the hiring of Jose M. Amador, 53, as head of the firm’s formal Latin American investment banking coverage. Amador, a native of Venezuela, was named a Managing Director and joins TPH from Scotia Waterous where he was heavily involved in that firm’s efforts in the region.
“We are continuing to build the firm’s global footprint as part of our longer term goal of becoming the premier energy investment bank worldwide. We already have significant activities in Latin America and we now expect Joe to accelerate the effort” commented Bobby Tudor, the firm’s CEO.
Amador also served for 11 years at consulting firm Gaffney, Cline & Associates, and began his career with ARCO Oil and Gas. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University and an MBA from Houston Baptist University.
Amador will be based in Houston, Texas. TPH serves corporate clients with an over 50-person strong banking team based in Houston, London, New York and Denver. Overall, the firm today has more than 150 employees in its Securities, Investment Banking and Asset Management divisions.