Markit has appointed Charles Longden as managing director in fixed income and credit. Longden will focus on expanding the firm’s fixed income and credit businesses. He will also develop new products and services designed to bring greater transparency and liquidity to the fast-growing carbon markets. Longden joins Markit from ABN AMRO where he worked for 12 years, most recently as global head of credit trading and eco-markets. He was the chief architect of the iBoxx CDS Notes, the forerunner of the iTraxx CDS indices that Markit now owns. Prior to ABN AMRO, Longden worked in bond sales and trading at Royal Bank of Scotland. Longden, who will be based in London, will join Markit at the end of May.
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
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