The Royal Bank of Scotland Financial Markets has announced the appointment of Marcus Beard as a product manager for the Fixed Income eCommerce team. He joins RBS from CSFB where he was the chief operating officer for interest rate products trading and during his tenure at CSFB was responsible for the day to day business management within the rates business. He also worked on a number of electronic trading and STP projects including responsibility for the implementation of Swapswire and other new product initiatives. Beard will take up his full responsibilities once FSA registration has been completed.
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