08 Aug 2023
Pirum appoints Jon Ford as new Head of Fixed Income Business Development
Pirum is excited to announce that Jon Ford has joined as new Head of Fixed Income Business Development.
Jon will be based in London but have global responsibility for Pirum’s expanding fixed income agenda.
Phil Morgan, CEO says: "Given the exciting growth of Pirum’s Repo & Fixed Income products, I am delighted to welcome Jon to the team to further accelerate progress. Jon’s network and understanding of the fixed income eco-system is unparalleled and I am excited to see him further develop our footprint” .
Jon Ford says: “It is great to be joining the Pirum team. I have been a user of their products for years and the efficiencies and solutions that they bring to the market are immense. Fixed Income Collateral and Repo will be the next beneficiaries of Pirum’s technology and solutions, and I am thrilled to be part of the team bringing these improvements to market. In a zero-rate environment the cost of inefficiency could be tolerated, that is not the case anymore. Pirum’s got the solution.”
Previously, Jon spent 8 years in RBC Capital Markets where his most recent role was Head of Fixed Income Financing sales. Jon also held senior positions at Barclays Capital, Nomura, and Lehman Brothers in roles across Prime Brokerage, Syndicate, Sales, Origination and Trading.