Industries in Motion Podcast

Markets and sectors are transforming at a speed never seen before. Industries in Motion – a new serialized podcast from RBC Capital Markets – delivers highly differentiated insights and intelligence that looks at where now meets next, turning today’s faster-moving trends into tomorrow’s opportunities.

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Research Leadership Team

Graeme Pearson joined RBC Capital Markets in 2013 as Head of Research, Europe & APAC. He became Head of European Equities in 2015 and also assumed responsibility as Global Head of Research in 2018. Graeme has over 20 years industry experience and prior to joining RBC was Head of EMEA Equity Research at Nomura International. Before that, he led Lehman Brothers' No. 1-ranked European telecom services team for several years. Graeme began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he became a Chartered Accountant.

Mark Odendahl is a Managing Director and the Head of U.S. Research. Mark has over 20 years of capital markets experience. Mark joined RBC in 2008 and ran the RBC Midwest equity sales region until 2019. Prior to RBC, Mark held equity sales positions at Wachovia and Deutsche Bank/Alex Brown. Mark received his BS in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University.

Michael Hall is Head of European Research and Global Head of Research Product Management. Alongside others in research management, he is responsible for developing and managing RBC’s research product strategy. Michael joined our research department in 2019 following his tenure as Head of RBC’s European Equity Sales. Before joining RBC in 2011, Michael spent 5 years in equity sales at UBS and 7 years as a research analyst with Deutsche Bank. Prior to joining the City, he served as an Officer with the British Army.


André-Philippe Hardy is Head of Canadian & APAC Research at RBC Capital Markets, a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments around the world. RBC Capital Markets’ Canadian equity research team is consistently top-ranked by institutional investors, as per the Brendan Wood International, Greenwich and Institutional Investor surveys. Prior to becoming Head of Canadian Research in November 2013 (he was appointed Head of APAC Research in November 2019), Andre led RBC Capital Markets’ Canadian financial services Equity Research team for six years, with direct coverage of banks and insurance companies. Throughout his career as an equity analyst, Andre was ranked consistently as a top analyst in his sectors in industry surveys, while his stock-picking success was validated by his StarMine rankings and his work was often quoted in the financial press. His primers on banking and insurance were unique products, which were widely read by investors as well as management teams. Andre joined RBC Capital Markets in 2007 after almost a decade in the equity research departments of Merrill Lynch Canada and TD Securities.

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