Collins Stewart Taps Thomas Eagan For Media Research Post

Collins Stewart Monday announced Thomas Eagan has joined the firm as a senior research analyst where he’ll be responsible for managing the investment bank’s new media research group.

Eagan, who will be based in New York City, previously served as a senior analyst covering the cable and satellite television sectors as well as entertainment and digital media stocks for Oppenheimer & Co.

Prior to joined Oppenheimer, Eagan covered the same industries as a senior analyst for UBS. He’s also previously served as Finance Manager at HBO and as a media buyer at Ingalls Associates, a Boston-based advertising agency.

“We are pleased to have Tom join our research team,” Shawn McLoughlin, CEO and President of Collins Stewart’s North American operations, said in a statement. “The depth and breadth of his experience will not only be a great asset to our overall research capabilities, it comes at a time when Collins Stewart growth in North America is accelerating.”

“I have no doubt his coverage will bring added value to our clients,” he added.

Stewart Collins’ research units also track the technology, healthcare, alternative energy, defense and diversified technology and Internet sectors.