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European Cable Industry: Ruth Belbin – Bear, Stearns & Co Inc

RUTH BELBIN joined Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. in April 1998 as the Eastern European Telecommunications Analyst. In January 2001, she began covering the European Cable and ISP sectors. Previously she worked at DMG Moscow from 1994-1996 as a Russian equities analyst and from 1996-1998 as Russian Telecoms Analyst. She was directly responsible for setting up DMG's Russian brokerage and custody operation. Prior to that, Ms. Belbin worked at Deloitte Touche Moscow as a management consultant, where she worked on US Aid privatization and capital markets projects throughout Russia. Ms. Belbin graduated first class honors with a BS in Economics and Political Science from the University of Birmingham, UK in 1991. She also received a Masters in Russian and East European studies at the Centre for Russian Studies, University of Birmingham, UK in 1993. Profile
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