The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) hired Marcus Beard as product manager for the fixed income e-commerce team. Beard is based in London and reports to Michelle Neil, head of fixed income e-commerce.
Beard joins from CSFB, where he was COO for interest rate products trading. During his tenure at CSFB, Beard was responsible for the day to day business management within the rates business. Prior to that he was a derivatives trader at Credit Lyonnais.
"The continued build-out of our cash and derivatives electronic trading products and distribution is a key initiative for both our rates and capital markets businesses and Marcus’s experience will provide the additional focus required to work towards achieving our goals," says Neil.