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ICMA members elect new Chairman and new board members

Members of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), the global trade association for cross-border bond markets, have elected a new chairman and new board members at the ICMA AGM in Luxembourg.
Martin Egan, Global Co-Head of Primary & Credit Markets and Origination at BNP Paribas replaces Spencer Lake formerly of HSBC, as Chairman of the Association.  
Umberto Arts, KBC Bank N.V., Brussels; Juan Blasco, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., London; Jonathan Brown, Barclays Capital Securities Limited, London; Mandy DeFilippo, Morgan Stanley International PLC, London; Bertrand de Mazières, European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg; Armin Peter, UBS AG, Zurich and; Andreas Utermann, Allianz Global Investors, London were elected to the ICMA Board.
Click here for the full list of ICMA board members.
Martin Egan
Martin Egan is the Global Co-Head of Primary & Credit Markets and Origination at BNP Paribas, encapsulating Syndicate Bond & Loan, Debt Capital Markets and Securitisation, plus Secondary Credit Trading, Sales and Structuring businesses
Between 2011 & 2014, Martin was also UK Head of Fixed Income at BNP Paribas and was responsible for overseeing day-to-day client activity and trading positions, as well as ensuring that Fixed Income in the UK meets its regulatory requirements and enhancing the collaboration between Fixed Income and UK CIB and IS business lines.
Martin is Chairman of BNPP's UK Diversity and Inclusion Council including a role as Senior Sponsor for its Pride Network.
Martin is Chair of ICMA’s Primary Market Practice Committee (PMPC) and was previously Vice Chairman of the Board of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA).
He joined BNP Paribas in 2001 from Credit Suisse First Boston, where he worked as a Director and syndicate manager for 8 years. Prior to this he spent 7 years at UBS, and 3 years at JP Morgan working in a variety of roles linked to debt issuance.
ICMA is the trade association for the international capital market with over 500 member firms from almost 60 countries, including banks, issuers, asset managers, infrastructure providers and law firms. It performs a crucial central role in the market by providing
industry-driven standards and recommendations for issuance, trading and settlement in international fixed income and related instruments. ICMA liaises closely with regulatory and
governmental authorities, both at the national and supranational level, to ensure that financial regulation promotes the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the capital market