Marcel Coppejans (1971) has started his career in 1995 with AOT Money Brokers, which merged with AFS in 2000. Soon after that he joined the arbitrage desk and started combining several money market products and derivatives. In 1998, at the time of the introduction of the Euro, Marcel successfully set up a CD/CP desk. This desk also offered Treasury Bills and Bond tails. After the AFS merger in 2000, Marcel has been expanding the European client network, targeting both banks and non-banking clients. In March 2011 Marcel joined the new management of AFS Group, taking responsibility for all interest rate related products. Representing AFS, Marcel is actively targeting and developing new markets. He also advises on treasury related issues.