AXA Investment’s global head of trading joins MarketAxess

Christopher Roupie joins MarketAxess as head of Europe and Asia.

Former global head of trading at AXA Investment Management has joined MarketAxess as head of Europe and Asia.

Christopher Roupie has been tasked with driving MarketAxess’ global expansion and securing new business and product development opportunities.

He was previously global head of trading at AXA for ten years and was global head of fixed income trading at Natixis prior to that.

Rick McVey, chief executive officer at MarketAxess, explained Roupie is a widely regarded leader in the investment management trading community with strong relationships.

“He has led successful initiatives in order management systems, electronic trading, data and straight through processing, which complement our vision for creating the world's leading credit marketplace,” he said.

Roupie added MarketAxess and Trax are at the forefront of market innovation.

“[MarketAxess is] bringing exciting technological enhancements and greater efficiency to all market participants across the front- and back-offices,” he said.