Justin Klug has been appointed president of Capitolis, having most recently served as chief operating officer of the company.
Klug has served on the Capitolis leadership team for the past two years, having joined from his role as managing director at Credit Suisse where he led the US rates structuring team and was responsible for developing, executing and monitoring strategic and tactical business lines across the macro franchise.
“In Justin, we have been incredibly lucky in having an amazing, multidimensional business leader,” says Gil Mandelzis, Capitolis CEO and co-founder. “His contribution to Capitolis has been outstanding. He has an ability to consider and balance opportunities across our entire business, and will take on an even more important role with both the company and with clients as we invest, build, and scale. Justin is extraordinarily dedicated, is passionate about our clients and has been a huge advocate of our vision. I am personally thrilled to be working alongside him in this new, expanded capacity.”
Klug adds, “Capitolis is at the forefront of creating truly innovative solutions for the capital markets. It has been a privilege to work alongside our clients, Gil and the entire Capitolis team to drive forward our unique collaborative model. I look forward to helping amplify and scale our businesses during the next stage of our development.”
Tom Glocer, executive chairman of Capitolis, says, “Gil Mandelzis, the CEO and my co-founder at Capitolis, has put together an outstanding leadership team that balances strong subject matter expertise in financial markets with creativity and tech skills. This experienced and talented team values collaborative relationships with clients and we’re delighted to recognise the contribution of Justin with this well-deserved promotion.”