Reech Capital has appointed Frederic Robert as chief operating officer to oversee Reech’s three main business groups in order to develop the international distribution of its expanding suite of capital markets services. He will also be responsible for coordinating the business’ continual development company-wide allowing Reech to meet the ever-changing needs of its clients.
Robert assumes this position from that of head of business and strategic development where he spearheaded recent partnerships with CreditTrade and IBM. He joined Reech Capital from Commerzbank where he was head of fixed income and credit structured products. Previous positions include being the founding managing director of Nikko Financial Products while at Nikko and spearheading the structured derivatives business at Paribas.
Robert holds a lecturer’s position on derivatives marketing and structuring at the HEC Business School in Paris. He holds non-executive directorships in a number of technology companies including a position as non-executive chairman at Pulvero S.A.
Christophe Reech, chief executive of Reech Capital, said: “Recent significant product developments have created entirely new market sectors for us to service. This appointment signifies a new phase in the development of our business which will enable us to expand our client base internationally and capitalise upon the great market potential our services afford us.”