BNP Paribas is pleased announce the hire of Kenneth Austin as the New York sales manager for its Emerging Markets Group, reporting directly to Peter Carril, BNP Paribas' Head of Emerging Markets in New York.
Austin joins BNP Paribas from TradingEdge., Inc, where he built the sales and trading divisions for its High Yield, Emerging Markets, Convertibles, and Municipal Securities products. From 1995 to 1999, he was Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Sales at BancBoston Securities, Inc. Prior to this, Austin worked in Emerging Market Sales for Lehman Brothers.
"Ken's ability to create and implement strategies for the emerging markets product lines will reinforce BNP Paribas' commitment of offering our clients innovative and value-added products," commented Carril.
In the U.S., BNP Paribas conducts certain capital markets activities through BNP Paribas Securities Corp., a U.S. registered broker/dealer and member of SIPC.