TP ICAP, an interdealer broker, has promoted Michel Planquart as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Finance Magnates has learned.
The move was made public via his LinkedIn profile, which states that he assumed the new position this month. He was promoted from the role of Managing Director – Global Head of Client Relationship Management, which he had held since January of last year when he first joined the firm.
It appears that Planquart will remain based in London as the CEO of TP ICAP EMEA. In his previous role, he was in charge of working with the firm’s largest clients to broaden and institutionalize relationships, his LinkedIn states.
Michel Planquart’s career before TP ICAP
Before he was at TP ICAP, Planquart spent more than 15 years at Citi, joining back in September of 2001 as Head of UK Banks and French/Belux/Swiss Credit Sales, a role he had for five years.
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During his tenure with the bank, he held a number of roles. His final role before leaving the company was Regional Head Client Executives, EMEA Investor Services. This entailed managing Citi’s most important client relationships across Custody and Fund Services, Prime Finance and Delta One, Futures, Clearing, and Collateral Management.
Planquart has a career in financial services spanning across almost three decades. According to his LinkedIn, he started his first job in the sector back in 1991 at ING London as the Head of Financial Institutions Team.
In 1995 he moved on to Salomon Brothers London, where he was Treasury Manager for two years, before moving on to work in Fixed Income Sales for four years, for Schroeder Salomon Smith Barney/Citi London.
In addition to his extensive experience accumulated throughout his career, Planquart also holds an MBA in Finance from the London Business School, graduating in 1996.