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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