MarketAxess hires MEA dealer relationship head
MarketAxess Holdings Inc, which operates an electronic bond trading platform, has appointed Robert Hammond head of sales and dealer relationship management for Europe and the Middle East.He will report to Paul Ellis, head of MarketAxess Europe.
MarketAxess trades US and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other types of fixed-income securities for an institutional network of over 850 investors and dealers. Hammond joins from CME Group, where he was head of Listed Rates and OTC Clearing Solutions.
Prior to this he was managing director, head of fixed income and derivative sales and trading at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi. He previously held senior positions in fixed income at West LB, Barclays Capital and J.P. Morgan.