European Credit Management, a fixed income specialist with US$12.5 billion under management, has appointed David Thompson to the newly created role of head of marketing.
Thompson, who will report to CEO Stephen Zinser, comes to ECM from the investment consultancy Redington, where he was director and head of manager research. Prior to that, Thompson was responsible for sales and marketing at fund of hedge funds Collingham Capital, and before that spent 10 years in various roles at ABN AMRO. Thompson began his financial career at Lehman Brothers.
Said Zinser, “David has a very strong background in institutional sales and marketing, having worked as an investment consultant and on both the buy and sell sides. We look forward to working with him as he leads our marketing efforts in support of ECM's ambitious business development plans.”
ECM, established in 1999, covers investment grade corporate bonds, asset-backed securities, bank capital, loans, high-yield and European emerging market debt. ECM is majority owned by Wells Fargo & Company.