Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> March 21, 2001

Marketing Services Companies: Anthia Christian – Credit Suisse First Boston

ANTHIA CHRISTIAN covers North American Business Services companies for Credit Suisse First Boston as part of the firm's Global Services group in equity research. Her areas of focus include advertising and marketing services, customer relationship management outsourcing, and information services. Ms. Christian placed third in The Wall Street Journal 'Best on the Street' analyst survey for stock picking in the Industrial and Commercial Services category. She joined the CSFB equity research team in June 2000 to cover the advertising and marketing services industry. Prior to this, she served in a similar capacity with William Blair & Co. for three years. Prior to William Blair, Ms. Christian worked in the Investment Banking division of Salomon Smith Barney focusing on emerging growth companies and in the Real Estate Investment Banking division at Bankers Trust. She earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. She earned dual degrees at the University of Pennsylvania: a BS in Economics from the Wharton undergraduate division and a BA in Regional Science from the College of Arts and Sciences. Profile
TWST: What are the events and activities that have really set the stage

for what we might expect out of the marketing services companies over

the next 12 months?

Ms. Christian: In terms of