Month: April 2000

Braun Exits Merrill NYC

Michael Braun has left Merrill Lynch to join an investment management company, according to sources. Braun was heading the FX sales desk for Merrill in New York, says a spokesperson. No decision on his replacement had been made by P&L’s press deadline.

Paribas/BNP Appoint Co-Heads to Oversee FX Integration

Banque Nationale de Paris and Paribas have named Henri Foch and Loic Menneil as co-heads of global FX. The two will oversee the integration of the two banks’ FX teams pending their merger. Foch is currently based in Paris with BNP and Menneil is London-based with Paribas. Both were the global heads of FX for […]

Kalahari Makes Key Market Hires

Kalahari Software has hired two market professionals to bolster its efforts. Nigel Weston has joined the group in New York, while Michael Greene, a 15-year veteran of RBC Dominion Securities, joins in London. Weston will oversee new client relationships in North America, and assist in opening a planned New York office for Kalahari later in […]

StanChart’s Adam Joins EasyScreen as MD

James Adam has joined EasyScreen plc, which designs and markets software to financial institutions for trading on electronic derivatives exchanges. Adam has been appointed to the Board and named managing director with overall operational responsibility for the company. Adam was previously global head of derivatives for Standard Chartered Bank in London. “James Adam’s considerable experience […]

Elliott Joins BMo’s Sales Team in Toronto

Michael Elliott joined the FX sales team of Bank of Montreal in Toronto, confirms Linda Park, managing director, FX. Elliott was most recently with RBC Dominion Securities, working on the leveraged coverage desk. Prior to RBC, he worked for Citibank Canada as a vice president in FX sales. “With our team of top professionals, Michael’s […]

CAI Bolsters Spot Desk

Credit Agricole Indosuez has hired Richard Read for its spot desk in London. Read, who joins from Merita-Nordbanken, will cover Scandinavian currencies. He reports to Mark Clarke, chief dealer.

Bear Stearns Builds London FX Sales Team

Bear Stearns has hired a five-strong team of dealers from the Carr Futures, for its FX sales team in London. Additionally, a sixth hire was made for the sales team from Bank of Montreal. The sales effort is headed by Ed Read, who has joined from Carr Futures, along with colleagues Ed Sutro, Graham Kincey, […]

Clark Exits Deutsche

Chris Clark has left Deutsche Bank’s London-based proprietary FX team, an official confirms. His whereabouts could not be determined by press time.

Merrill Hires Alloula for Sales

Medhi Alloula has joined the FX sales desk at Merrill Lynch in London, primarily covering French customers. He reports to Graham Edwards, Merrill’s European head of sales. Alloula was previously with National Australia Bank in London.