Amundi has appointed Richard Deutsch as head of Credit Research, Fixed Income.
Deutsch, who will be based in London, joins Amundi from HSBC Global Asset Management where he was global head of Credit Research for eight years. There,he was responsible for the creation and ongoing evolution of the firm's credit research policy and analytical methodology, global sector research groups and supervised the development of the intranet platform for the communication of credit research recommendations.
Prior to his time working at HSBC, Deutsch ran credit research and the credit trading desk analytical units at BNP Paribas CIB in London from 1999 to 2008. He had previously been European head of the High Yield and Investment Grade Fixed income Research at Merrill Lynch andbegan his career at Bank of America in 1989 as a leveraged loan credit officer.