Today's City Moves cover financial institutions, distribution and blockchain. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) has appointed Julian van Kan as head of financial institutions for EMEA. Julian will lead the EMEA FI team in providing financial solutions to MUFG’s FI clients, including banks as well as insurance companies, asset managers and funds. He will be an integral part of the bank’s growing client franchise in EMEA, as well as continuing to deepen existing relationships. Julian joins MUFG from a 20-year career at BNP Paribas where he has held various positions within financial institutions coverage and more recently head of banks and intermediaries, Asia Pacific Region. Prior to his FIC coverage role, he was global head of their loan syndications and trading activity. He has more than 30 years of experience in corporate and institutional banking across multiple continents and activities, having worked for the former National Westminster Bank, Swiss Bank Corporation and Fuji Bank. Julian starts at MUFG in August and will be based in London.
Barclays has appointed Filippo Zorzoli as head of macro distribution for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. In addition, Filippo will also be head of solutions sales globally. Filippo and Anil Atluri, head of macro distribution for the Americas, will partner to co-run Barclays’ macro distribution business globally. He starts at Barclays in September and will be based in London. Filippo has more than 16 years of markets experience, starting his career in 2001 at Goldman Sachs in fixed income structuring before jointly leading the equity exotics trading desk. In 2011 he joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch to run rates structuring. He went on to become head of structuring for EMEA, assuming responsibility for FX, credit, emerging markets and equity derivatives. For the past three years, he has been head of rates sales for EMEA, leading a large team of interest rate and repo salespeople.
BTL Group, the blockchain technology firm based in London’s Canary Wharf, has hired Dominic McCann to the BTL board as executive vice president focusing on sales, marketing and commercialisation of BTL Group’s proprietary private blockchain platform Interbit. Dom was previously at SAS Institute where he successfully developed and lead Australasian energy business development and subsequently SAS moved Dom back to Europe to lead sales in the oil and gas business unit across EMEA and the US. Having started his career as a management consultant specialising in trading at Accenture he went onto lead sales teams in Dell. He emigrated to Australia in 2006 and opened the West Australian branch of mhm Group.
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