ING has made a series of senior promotions and hires in its Financial Markets Research department. Simon Quijano-Evans joins on 1 May as head of research and chief economist for Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa. His remit is to cover the entirety of ING’s EMEA research activities located in CEE, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and London. He joins from CA Cheuvreux, will be based in London, and reports to Mark Cliffe, ING Group chief economist.
Mateusz Szczurek becomes chief economist, CEE on 1st April, and will continue to be based in Warsaw. In addition to his existing Polish coverage he will work with ING’s local economics teams in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria, to ensure the most comprehensive coverage of the CEE region of any research provider. He will report locally to Przemyslaw Ciszecki, head of financial markets Central and Eastern Europe, and functionally to Simon Quijano-Evans.
Effective immediately, Agata Urbanska has been promoted to deputy head of research, EMEA, based in London. In addition to her existing coverage of macroeconomics of the EMEA region, including CEE, Turkey, Ukraine, Baltics and Balkans, Urbanska will assume responsibility for fixed income research. She will report to Simon Quijano-Evans.
Egor Federov joins the Moscow office as senior credit analyst for Russia. He joins from Bank of Moscow and reports locally to Niall Carton and functionally to Simon Quijano-Evans.
Mark Cliffe, ING Group chief economist, commented: “ING is proud to be among the market leaders in research on the EMEA region. The appointments of Simon and Egor, along with the promotions of Agata and Mateusz, promise to strengthen our position.”