Sophis has appointed Emmanuel Fruchard as director, Fixed Income and Credit Professional Services. He will be responsible for advising users of Risque, the firm’s sell-side solution, as they develop new models for creating structured products and cross-asset trading strategies. As head of a rapidly growing professional services unit, Fruchard will also work with a strong team of quantitative mathematicians and risk modelling experts in Sophis’ research department. Fruchard brings a total of 18 years’ industry experience to his new role. Having started his career in research, financial engineering and analyst positions with Credit Lyonnais and Lazard Frères & Cie in Paris, he moved to the technology side when he was appointed Director of Financial Engineering at Summit Systems in New York.
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