Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced the addition of three senior hires to its Americas fixed-income sales team. The executives, Michael Hokin, Doug Horlick and Robert Grillo, will be based in New York and will report to Bryan Weadock, who is head of Americas fixed-income sales.
Michael Hokin joined this month as a managing director and head of Americas mortgages and securitized product sales. Hokin was most recently head of North American rates and global securitized markets sales at Citigroup, which he joined in 1997. In the last ten years, Hokin had a variety of sales management positions such as the head of U.S. structured credit and global securitized markets sales
Doug Horlick will join the firm in December as a managing director and head of Americas institutional foreign exchange sales. Prior to this. Horlick was at Goldman Sachs where, for the past four years, he served as head of institutional foreign exchange sales, covering hedge funds, banks and asset managers.
Robert Grillo will join the company in December as managing director and head of Americas rates sales. He was most recently at JPMorgan where for the previous couple of years, he was head of the financial institutions rates sales group.
“Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a market leader in fixed income products and I am delighted that Michael, Doug and Robert will be joining our Sales platform. Through their leadership, we will continue to offer outstanding client service to our institutional investor clients,” Weadock said.