BNY ConvergEx Group, an agency broker and technology firm, has appointed Luis Camacho as head of ConvergEx Global Markets Asia. He will be based in Hong Kong and report to Anthony Blumberg in New York.
In his new role, Camacho will now manage all aspects of that business in the Asia Pacific region, which includes overseeing all sales and trading, client development, and trading technology infrastructure. He was previously a senior vice president for ConvergEx Global Markets in New York. Before joining BNY ConvergEx Group, Camacho held a number of senior trading positions at JP Morgan, Credit Agricole, and Société Générale.
“Luis brings an abundance of international trading expertise and a wealth of relationships in the local and global institutional investment community to his new role as head of ConvergEx Global Markets Asia,” said Anthony Blumberg, CEO of ConvergEx Global Markets. “I am confident that our clients in Asia and throughout the world will benefit significantly from this appointment.”
In addition to appointing a new head of ConvergEx Global Markets Asia, ConvergEx also recently hired Yasuo Kitagawa as head of Japan Product Sales for BNY Global Transition Management. He is responsible for business development in Japan for the pension fund, insurance and asset management sectors.
ConvergEx Global Markets specialises in global agency trading in over 94 markets worldwide, including global portfolio trading, single stock and block-trading, portfolio rebalancing, foreign exchange and liquidations.