Konstantin Pavlov and Ekaterina Naumova have been appointed co-heads of Structured Products at BCS Global Markets. Konstantin will be responsible for SP sales to Russian and international clients while Ekaterina will focus on infrastructure development, including trading.
Prior to joining BCS Global Markets , Konstantin spent three years at Rosbank, where he was head of Structured Products sales to institutional and retail clients. Konstantin was responsible for setting up a platform to issue derivative products, as well as developing and implementing structured investment products for the Bank's premium retail clients. In 2009-2016, he worked at Merrill Lynch in London and Goldman Sachs in Moscow, where he supervised FI and SP sales to institutional clients. He began his career at Bank ZENIT as chief trader in 2002. Konstantin has a Master’s degree in financial management from Moscow University of Consumer Cooperatives.
Ekaterina Naumova started her stint at BCS Global Markets as Deputy Head of Corporate Finance, moving on to become Head of Capital Structures & Finance. Before she came to BCS GM, Ekaterina worked as Head of DCM at TransCreditBank for seven years, and prior to that was responsible for DCM at Uralsib. Ekaterina has a degree in financial management from State University of Management in 2002.
"Structured products is a key element of the investment banking business, offering solutions that rely on a broad range of assets and instruments and meet virtually any financial needs of our customers depending on their goals, preferences and risk tolerance. Ekaterina and Konstantin have extensive experience and successful track records at major Russian and global investment banks. I am positive that thanks to their expertise BCS Global Markets will be able to build an efficient SP business,” said Maxim Safonov, co-CEO at BCS Global Markets.
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