Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., (MUSHD) a member of global financial group MUFG, has tapped a UBS veteran to help expand its structured products business.

Alex Pierre joined Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc (MUSI) on Dec. 11, 2014 as the new international co-head of structured products and sales., the firm announced today. He reports to Geoff Coley, international business head at MUSHD, and David King, CEO of MUSI. Pierre, along with Akitomo Toki, will have joint responsibility for leading the firm’s structured products business internationally.

Prior to joining, Alex spent eight years at UBS where he held several senior positions in structured products, most recently as global product head for credit and financing structuring. He worked previously in structured credit at Citigroup and BNP Paribas. He will be based in London.

Tricia Hazelwood will continue in her role as head of structured products for the Americas and Alan Yeoh as head of structured business group, Asia.

“Alex has extensive experience in credit and financing structuring and has held a number of senior international roles. We are delighted to welcome him to the team at a time when we see opportunities for continued growth in our structured products business,” Geoff Coley said in a Jan. 12 statement.

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