NEW YORK: Steve Maslow, a former investment banker who led
Burson-Marsteller US's IR practice from March 1999 to November 2000, has
jumped to Silicon Valley-based A&R Partners as head of the agency's new
New York office and financial communications practice.
Maslow, who spent 14 years as a partner with Bear Stearns before
switching to PR, said he was lured to A&R by members of his former IR
team at Burson who had already signed on with the hi-tech
Burson has since appointed Theodore Lowen as Maslow's replacement in the
At A&R - one of Silicon Valley's largest independently owned hi-tech PR
firms, with more than 90 employees and about $9 million in annual
revenues - Maslow will manage a team of 12 Manhattan-based employees and
counsel a variety of East and West Coast clients.
'With so many newly public and pre-IPO companies on our client roster,
we felt an increasing demand for financial communications and IR
capabilities,' said A&R managing partner Bob Angus.