Month: October 1999

Achilles Macris: Collector of Fine Art People & Businesses

Achilles Macris has a knack for finding best of breeds – be it in art, people or business. At age 38, Macris has assembled a strong, concentrated team of dealers for Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, where he oversees four global business lines: foreign exchange, international treasuries, commodities and local markets. He also serves as general manager […]

Y2K What Does it Mean to You?

By Philip Kozloff, Kozloff Consulting Y2K is about differentials rather than absolutes. We are constantly dealing with ranges of alternatives in financial markets. Subtle distinctions are made between one investment and another. Year 2000 perceptions (the realities almost don’t matter) may be decisive considerations in the run-up to the New Year. This notorious date rollover […]

What Do Corporate Customers Really Want?

In a market that is geared towards customer service, it seems the banks and their corporate customers have very different ideas as to what this service is – and what each thinks it should be. Profit & Loss’s FX Corporate Treasury Report tries to find some answers. Most banks say their number one priority is […]

McAuliffe Takes New Position with BofA

John McAuliffe, previously head of ABN Amro Bank’s Chicago-based currency options team, has joined Bank of America as manager of structured products. He reports to Justin Foley, head of global options in Chicago.

CBA Bolsters Sales Desk in London

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has hired Brian Jude for its investor sales desk in London, confirms FX manager Andy Baxter. Jude was most recently with Commerzbank. In his new position, he reports locally to Baxter and also to Kurt Magnus, global coordinator of investor sales, based in New York. Several months ago, CBA hired John […]

Lawrence Resigns from Tullett & Tokyo After 20 Years

John Lawrence, European managing director for Tullett & Tokyo in London, has retired from the markets after 20 years. Bruce Collins, Tullett’s Tokyo-based regional managing director for Asia, succeeds him in the role. Collins takes up his London post October 1. Meanwhile, Benny Luk has been named as the new MD for the region, based […]