BNP Paribas has appointed Alex Melis as the new head of its London-based fixed-income Dutch sales team and hired three salesmen. Melis is responsible for the distribution of interest-rate and global credit products into Holland. He will report jointly to Mark Goldman, European head of bond sales, and Stefano Paschetto, head of fixed-income derivatives marketing. Edwina Frawley, a spokeswoman, confirmed the moves.
Two of the three salesmen join from ABN AMRO in Amsterdam. Jeroen Donkersloot, derivatives marketer at ABN, will sell interest-rate and global risk solution products, and Fred Konijn will work on the Dutch interest-rate sales flow desk. Bart Kuijpers has been hired from NIB Capital in Amsterdam where he was a structured products marketer. He will distribute structured credit products.