European trading platform Spectrum hires Unicredit exec

Source: Spectrum

Spectrum, the new pan-European trading platform for retail investors in structured products, today announced the appointment of Christophe Grosset as Sales Executive. Based in Milan, Grosset will be responsible for the development of the business with brokers primarily in Italy and France. He will report directly to the CEO of Spectrum, Nicky Maan.

Previously, Christophe worked for UniCredit for 15 years in various roles specialising in the distribution of structured investment solutions in France and Italy, including Head of Listed Products Management and most recently Director of Listed Products Public Distribution.

Christophe has also had extensive involvement with structured product industry bodies including the Italian Associazione Italina Certificati e Prodotti di Investmento (ACEPI) and the French Association Française des Produits Dérivés de Bourse (AFPDB).

"Christophe brings formidable industry experience and will be instrumental in growing Spectrum’s distribution network in France and Italy, building on our strong performance since launch”, Nicky Maan said and added: “We’re delighted he’s joined, bolstering an already strong European team as we plan the platform’s long-term growth across Europe.”

Christophe Grosset said: “Spectrum is making a significant impact on the European structured retail product market with a unique operating model which is already driving impressive volumes and attracting out of hours trading.”

The appointment follows the hiring of Thibault Gobert as Sales Executive based in Paris, with responsibility for business development with issuers and market makers.

Spectrum has been designed to provide simple and efficient access, with a transparent order book including public pre- and post-trade information. In addition, Spectrum offers its customers cost-efficient, bilateral settlement. Online brokers benefit from the easy connectivity and the attractive pricing.

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