BCS Global Markets (BCS), the international arm of BCS Financial Group, the largest securities broker on the Moscow Exchange, has appointed Adam Wood to the position of director in the prime brokerage sales team in London.
Wood will work to maintain and establish strong relationships with high-frequency traders, proprietary trading firms specializing in arbitrage strategies, and major hedge funds in the United Kingdom, Europe and the US.
Prior to joining BCS, Wood worked as a relationship manager at ABN AMRO Clearing Bank, where he was responsible for business development and sales with buy-side institutions and proprietary trading firms. Prior to that, he worked at the London Stock Exchange and was responsible for business development, account management, and client relationships within the equities and derivatives secondary markets team.
Wood brings to BCS a strong technology background and experience of low-latency trading infrastructure, including feedhandlers (software & FPGA) and networks, in addition to exchange and product development expertise across multiple asset classes, regulation, exchanges, and MTFs. He will report to Max Hayden, head of BCS Prime Brokerage in London.
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