BCS Global Markets (“BCS”), the investment services division of Russia’s largest in independent broker, has announced the appointment of Grigoriy Kozin as the new Head of Business Development for its Prime Services division,. Grigoriy will be based in BCS’s London office, reporting to UK CEO, Tim Bevan.
In his position as Head of Business Development for BCS Prime Services, Grigoriy will be responsible for spearheading the development of the Prime Brokerage and Securities Financing business lines. Grigoriy will also be responsible for strengthening the firm’s multiple revenue streams and driving innovation within BCS’s existing international product suite, as well as developing and showcasing new products and services.
Grigoriy joins BCS from Sova Capital (ex. Otkritie Capital) where he spent over a decade in the firm’s business development and marketing department. In his most recent position as Director and Head of Prime Services, Grigoriy was responsible for Prime Brokerage, electronic execution, custody and clearing across Sova Capital’s multiple asset class offerings.
Tim Bevan, CEO UK & Global Head of Prime Services at BCS Global Markets, said: “From inception, BCS’s Prime Services business has gone from strength to strength. The team has decades of experience from across the global financial services industry and this blend of experience and expertise has been instrumental in helping to expand our international client base, which numbers many of the world’s leading institutional investors.
At BCS, we pride ourselves on bringing in the best talent available in our market, and I have no doubt that Grigoriy’s extensive product development coupled with his impressive industry and market knowledge will make him an invaluable addition to the team, and will help to further grow our Prime business.”
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The continuously evolving nature of the global coronavirus situation has meant we at BCS Global Markets (BCS) are taking all necessary steps to keep business disruption to an absolute minimum.
Effective from today (Wednesday 18th March) employees from all divisions of the business based in our Russia, UK, USA and Cyprus offices who can work from home without creating any even minor possible risk for business continuity of the Group will be working remotely. It is very much business as usual at BCS. Our employees are equipped with secure access to our systems and will follow their normal working hours, keeping in regular contact with their colleagues and clients.
Despite ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19, we want to also assure you that following a sustained period of positive performance, our capital and liquidity position remains very strong. The business is well-placed to meet any subsequent financial challenges and will continue to go above and beyond for our clients.