XTB names Chief Investment Officer
Exchange-traded bond firm XTB has announced the appointment of Ian Martin to the newly-created role of chief investment officer, effective June 2017.
In this role, Martin will work closely with dealer groups, platforms, asset consultants and research houses, with a focus on delivering customised fixed income solutions.
Martin has over 30 years’ experience in fixed income markets globally and is an executive director and co-founder of the Australian Corporate Bond Company (ACBC), which launched XTBs to market in 2015. His previous roles include head of rates, Australia and New Zealand for Deutsche Bank and head of trading fixed income for General Re Financial Products in London.
Commenting on his new role at XTB, co-founder and CEO, Richard Murphy, said: “Ian’s appointment to CIO is a pivotal milestone for the business. He has deep expertise in fixed income markets, home and abroad, and a proven track record of developing fixed income solutions in the institutional market."
Martin added that he was “passionate about fixed income innovation and ensuring all Australian investors have access to the right fixed income opportunities.”
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