By Andrei Skvarsky.
Russian brokerage BCS has hired Anna Kochkina, a former senior equity researcher at ING Bank, as senior equity analyst for the consumer sector, Luis Saenz, head of equity and derivatives sales trading at BCS, told EmergingMarkets.me.
Kochkina, who received high accolades in the Extel survey for consumer sectors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) during her work at ING, is based in Moscow in her BCS job.
Before joining ING, Kochkina was head of equity research at Dashevsky Partners, a Moscow-based hedge fund, and previously a senior equity research analyst for consumer and chemical sectors at UniCredit, where she was voted runner-up industry analyst in the chemical sector in Institutional Investor’s 2009 EMEA survey.
She held several positions in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions functions in Russia and the United States from 1999 to 2007.