BCS Global Markets (BCS GM, the investment banking services division of Russia’s largest independent broker) has appointed Denis Kozub as its Head of Global Markets (Russia, Cyprus and Kazakhstan). He will be responsible for the management of equity, repo, FX and fixed income operations, as well as the growth of our structured products business in Cyprus, Russia and other emerging markets.
Denis Kozub has an impressive track record working in large Russian and foreign banking and financial groups. Prior to joining BCS GM, he was Head of Capital Markets at Home Credit and Finance Bank, successfully rebuilding its business model with a focus on new markets in a short span of time.
In 2016, Denis co-founded sports start-up Wellbell and served as its CFO until 2021. During this time Wellbell has become a truly innovative and profitable project. Denis began his career in 2005 at Troika Dialog, where he worked his way up from middle office to Managing Director and Head of Global Markets Management office at Sberbank CIB.
Commenting on the appointment, Maxim Safonov, co-CEO at BCS GM, said:
«Emerging market securities and financial instruments is one of the core businesses for BCS Global Markets. We are positive that Denis' experience of almost two decades, excellent expertise across all asset classes and a deep understanding of emerging markets dynamics will guide him to success in his new role and ensure a thriving future for our company».
A message from management of BCS Global Markets
The continuously evolving nature of the global coronavirus situation has meant we at BCS Global Markets (BCS) are taking all necessary steps to keep business disruption to an absolute minimum.
Effective from today (Wednesday 18th March) employees from all divisions of the business based in our Russia, UK, USA and Cyprus offices who can work from home without creating any even minor possible risk for business continuity of the Group will be working remotely. It is very much business as usual at BCS. Our employees are equipped with secure access to our systems and will follow their normal working hours, keeping in regular contact with their colleagues and clients.
Despite ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19, we want to also assure you that following a sustained period of positive performance, our capital and liquidity position remains very strong. The business is well-placed to meet any subsequent financial challenges and will continue to go above and beyond for our clients.