PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group has appointed Anthony Bedikian as managing director of global markets for its commercial banking business. He will oversee the bank’s growing teams that provide foreign exchange and interest rate services to commercial customers, the bank announced July 23.
Bedikian was previously senior vice president and head of foreign exchange and derivatives trading at Union Bank in Los Angeles. His experience also includes positions as managing director and head of interest rate derivatives trading at Suntrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta and as a derivatives trader with First Union Capital Markets in Charlotte, N.C.
“Tony brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team,” said Bob Rubino, executive vice president and head of corporate finance and capital markets for RBS Citizens. “As we continue to expand or offerings in corporate finance, Tony’s insights into global markets will help our customers compete and succeed in the global economy.
Bedikian, who will be based in Boston, has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.