In addition, in an effort to boost cooperation between desks UBS has set up three cross-product groups. Ramesh Singh will head the structured fixed income group, which will consist of the structured components of the credit fixed income and rates groups. Mark Ritter will run a commodities group, which will include energy and precious metals and an emerging markets groups is in the works.
As part of this move, UBS has expanded its fixed income, rates and commodities executive committee to include Brian Harris, Suneel Kamlani, Naro, Ryan, Simeon Schwartz, David Shulman and Singh. The current members are Andy Amschwand, Ken Karl and Hutchins.