The Valence Group, the world's largest chemicals and materials investment banking boutique, has hired Tanya Ivushkina as Vice President. Tanya, who will be based in the firm's New York office, brings extensive strategic consulting experience across chemicals and related sectors. Tanya brings nearly 15 years of experience from a career that includes Deloitte Consulting, where she led the development and delivery of market and competitive intelligence for both organic and inorganic growth opportunities to companies in the chemicals, personal care, consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical and medical device fields. Most recently Tanya served in a strategy function within Honeywell’s Specialty Materials division. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology in Moscow, an M.S. in Civil Engineering and Water Resources from Tufts University, and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. Anton Ticktin, Partner, said: “This addition to our global team further strengthens our truly differentiated M&A advisory service, which is based on in-depth expertise in the chemicals and materials sector. Our clients will continue to benefit from well-rounded, industry-based M&A experience derived from the combined perspectives of professionals with backgrounds in investment banking, strategic consulting and senior management”. About The Valence Group The Valence Group is a specialist investment bank offering M&A advisory services exclusively to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors. The Valence Group team includes a unique combination of professionals with backgrounds in investment banking, strategic consulting and senior management within the chemicals and materials industries, all focused exclusively on providing M&A advisory services to the chemicals and materials sector. The firm’s offices are located in New York, London and Shanghai. http://www.valencegroup.com All securities in the United States offered through The Valence Group, LLC, a member of FINRA and SIPC. In Europe and the United Kingdom all transactions made available through TVG Limited. The Valence Group is a business name of TVG Limited, incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 6870816 and registered office at 9 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NY. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.