Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown today announced that Eric Katzman has joined the consumer research team to cover the food industry. Katzman comes to Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown from Merrill Lynch where he was a senior analyst and a member of Merrill's top-ranked food team.During his career, Katzman has been recognized for his research acumen in several surveys including a #1 ranking in the 1999 Wall Street Journal All-Star Analyst Survey and a #3 ranking in the 1998 and 1999 Greenwich Associates' research poll.